Synonyms of steam
1 vapourDictionary • The heat converts water into high-pressure steam.
vapour • a cloud of poisonous vapour
mist • Thick mist made flying impossible.
condensation • He used his sleeve to wipe the condensation off the glass.
2 energyDictionary • Socialists everywhere had run out of steam and ideas.
energy • At 65 years old, her energy and looks are wonderful.
drive • He is best remembered for his drive and enthusiasm.
stamina • You have to have a lot of stamina to be a top-class dancer.
go (informal) • For an old woman she still has a lot of go in her.
power • He had no power in his left arm.
strength • He was surprised at the strength of his own feeling.
pep • They need something to put the pep back in their lives.
zip (informal) • He gave the choreography his usual class and zip.
vitality • He fell in love with her for her vitality and sense of fun.
vigour • He lacks the vigour of a normal, healthy teenager.
verve • He played with great style and verve.
get-up-and-go (informal) • She's got more get-up-and-go than anyone I know.
élan • The part was performed with élan by a promising young tenor.
vivacity • She danced past, bubbling with vivacity.
liveliness • Some may enjoy the liveliness of such as restaurant.
IDIOMS:▷ get steamed up
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condensationCondensation consists of small drops of water which form when warm water vapour or steam touches a cold surface such as a window.
• He used his sleeve to wipe the condensation off the glass.
driveIf you say that someone has drive, you mean they have energy and determination.
• He is best remembered for his drive and enthusiasm.
energyEnergy is determination and enthusiasm about doing things.
• At 65 years old, her energy and looks are wonderful.
Thesaurus for steam from the Collins English Thesaurus
the gas or vapour into which water is changed when boiled