Simmered vs Shimmered - What's the difference?

simmered | shimmered |


As verbs the difference between simmered and shimmered

is that simmered is (simmer) while shimmered is (shimmer).

simmered

English

Verb

(head)
  • (simmer)
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    simmer

    English

    Alternative forms

    * simber (obsolete)

    Noun

    (-)
  • The state or process of simmering.
  • The kettle was kept on the simmer .

    Verb

  • To cook or undergo heating slowly at or below the boiling point.
  • The soup simmered on the stove.
  • To cause to cook or to cause to undergo heating slowly at or below the boiling point.
  • Simmer the soup for five minutes, then serve.

    Synonyms

    * coddle

    Derived terms

    * simmer down

    Anagrams

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    shimmered

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (shimmer)
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    shimmer

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To shine with a veiled, tremulous, or intermittent light; to gleam faintly; to glisten; to glimmer.
  • * Tennyson
  • the shimmering glimpses of a stream

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A faint or veiled and tremulous gleam or shining; a glimmer.
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