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boil (something) out of (something)

To use boiling water to clean a substance (such as a stain) from an item. Do you know if can you boil grass stains out of cotton?
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boil something out of something

 and boil something out
to remove something from something by boiling. I boiled the wax out of the cloth. You can boil out the stain.
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Tank boil outs should be performed regularly, followed by a good visual inspection to determine boil out effectiveness.
This cost savings was coupled with an increase of time between wash ups and boil outs from 4 weeks to 5 weeks.
Machines run cleaner with fewer breaks and longer times between wash ups and boil outs.