Part of speech: verb

To boil gently or with a singing sound.

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Usage examples "simmer":

  1. Set it on the stove to simmer, two hours or more. - "Joe Tilden's Recipes for Epicures", Joe Tilden.
  2. Simmer 40 to 50 minutes in salted boiling water, remove from napkin, sprinkle well with cinnamon and brown sugar, and serve. - "The Complete Book of Cheese", Robert Carlton Brown.
  3. Simmer until the water is all gone, and the meat is brown. - "Dishes & Beverages of the Old South", Martha McCulloch Williams.