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BOIL: The American Sign Language (ASL) sign for "boil"
 

The ASL sign for BOIL is produced by the non-dominant hand in "open-B" handshape with the palm facing down in front of the body. While the dominant hand is underneath the non-dominant hand with the fingers wiggling except the thumb.

 

Memory aid: Think of your dominant hand as the "flame" and your non-dominant as the "surface."

 

 


 

The sign for BOIL can also be used as an idiom to mean ANGRY / BURNING INSIDE / BURN INSIDE / BOIL INSIDE / FUMING EMOTIONALLY / BOILING MAD 

 

 


 

Another version of showing anger is "BLOW-TOP" meaning lose temper / anger boil over

 

 


 

If you want to describe the act of 'boiling water' and the water is simmering you could sign:

 

 


 

If you are referring to "BOIL" as in "blister" you could use a CL and fingerspell B-L-I-S-T-E-R or just fingerspell.

 


 



Notes: 
See: HOT

COOK

WATER

FIRE



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