Definition of 'steam'
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The steam and power shower in the master suite has its own light show. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You have to be prepared to go full steam ahead. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Try baking or steaming it rather than frying. Stay Well This Winter (1989)Why have we got so steamed up about heat? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Place in a suitable pot to steam until quite cooked through and tender. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The steam was red hot when it blew our way. The Sun (2009)Those with a higher metabolism tend to exercise and let off steam more often. The Sun (2010)She and her partner spend a lot of time in steam rooms. The Sun (2011)The bird is tender through steaming and lower in fat and calories. The Sun (2009)Transfer to a dish and serve with steamed basmati rice and a green salad. The Sun (2012)It is full steam ahead for a whole new world of ski holidays by train. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It will full steam ahead for you this week. The Sun (2016)All clams will open and cook with steaming. Food Watch (1994)One end it would be steaming hot and the other would be soaking wet. The Sun (2012)The players have battered one another and let off steam. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Great ships and tankers steam by. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Most ships of the 1900s were constructed of metal and powered by steam. Scottish Voices 1745-1960 (1990)It's worth roasting rather than steaming or boiling the squash to intensify flavour. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I wonder if it derives in any way from steam engines. Times, Sunday Times (2015)TV dinners are abandoned steaming on a coffee table as Foster shows them what to do. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'steam'
British English: steam /stiːm/ NOUN
Steam is the hot mist that forms when water boils. Steam vehicles and machines are powered by steam.
The heat converts water into steam.
- American English: steam
- Arabic: بُخَار
- Brazilian Portuguese: vapor
- Chinese: 蒸汽
- Croatian: para
- Czech: pára
- Danish: damp
- Dutch: stoom
- European Spanish: vapor
- Finnish: höyry
- French: vapeur
- German: Dampf
- Greek: ατμός
- Italian: vapore
- Japanese: 蒸気
- Korean: 수증기
- Norwegian: damp
- Polish: para wodna
- European Portuguese: vapor
- Romanian: abur
- Russian: пар
- Spanish: vapor
- Swedish: ånga
- Thai: ไอน้ำ
- Turkish: buhar
- Ukrainian: пара
- Vietnamese: hơi nước
British English: steam VERB
If something steams, it gives off steam.
...restaurants where coffee pots steamed on their burners.
Definition of steam from the Collins English Dictionary
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