Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Simmer"

The meaning of "Simmer" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does I simmered down mean?
A: To calm down.

When you boil water, it moves like crazy. If you take away the heat, the bubbles slow down.

The water goes from boiling, moving like crazy, to simmering, just a few bubbles.

There's a similar phrase, "It makes my blood boil". Meaning something makes you very angry.
Q: What does simmer down mean?
A: It means calm down or relax.
Q: What does "simmer down" mean?
A: It means to calm down or quiet down.
Q: What does simmer mean?
A: Cook with a very low flame.
Q: What does in simmer mean?
A: Cook over low heat

Example sentences using "Simmer"

Q: Please show me example sentences with simmer down .
A: "The angry shopper started to shout at the sales assistant, but as the sales assistant spoke calmly and politely the shopper began to simmer down."
Q: Please show me example sentences with simmer.
A: Bring the soup to a simmer.
Simmer down.

Q: Please show me example sentences with simmer down.
A: Yes it is the same but it is using "simmer" as a metaphor.
"simmer" referrs to boiling water or something cooking where you turn down the heat, so instead of boiling it just remains at the point of boiling (not so vigorous).

Synonyms of "Simmer" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between simmer and boil ?
A: boiling is heating liquid at high heat. usually done when cooking pasta, and also used to reduce and strengthen the flavor of the sauce

simmer is the same but in low heat, this is to prevent vegetables from losing its nutrients. you also simmer meat for a long period of time to incorporate flavor.

I am not that good at explanations... hope this helps
Q: What is the difference between simmer and boil and cook ?
A: Cook is a general term for anything that you need to heat before you eat it. Boil means the water has to reach the boiling point (the water will make lots of big bubbles). Simmer happens before the water boils. The water doesn't move that much but you can see little bubbles in the pot
Q: What is the difference between simmer and boil ?
A: Simmer is at low heat. Boil is at a higher heat. More energetic.
Q: What is the difference between simmer and boil ?
A: If there's little bubbles at the bottom of the pot, the water is simmering. If big bubbles raise to the top of the pot, the water is boiling.
Q: What is the difference between simmer and stew ?
A: @leolin0819: Simmered means heated to be just barely boiling, or cooked in water or the like that's just barely boiling.

Stewed means cooked in hot water for a long time, so as to soften tough ingredients.

Translations of "Simmer"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? simmer
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? simmer down. simmer down!
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? simmer down
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