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The vapor into which water is converted when heated, forming a white mist of minute water droplets in the air,
  1. Give off or produce steam
    • - a mug of coffee was steaming at her elbow
  2. Become or cause to become covered or misted over with steam
    • - the glass keeps steaming up
    • - the warm air had begun to steam up the windows
  3. Be or become extremely agitated or angry
    • - you got all steamed up over nothing!
    • - after steaming behind the closed door in his office, he came out and screamed at her
  4. Cook (food) by heating it in steam from boiling water
    • - steam the vegetables until just tender
  5. (of food) Cook in this way
    • - add the mussels and leave them to steam
  6. Clean or otherwise treat with steam
    • - he steamed his shirts in the bathroom to remove the wrinkles
  7. Apply steam to (something fixed with adhesive) so as to open or loosen it
    • - he'd steamed the letter open and then resealed it
  8. Operate (a steam locomotive)

  9. (of a ship or train) Travel somewhere under steam power
    • - the 11:54 steamed into the station
  10. Come, go, or move somewhere rapidly or in a forceful way
    • - Jerry steamed in ten minutes late
    • - the company has steamed ahead with its investment program
  11. Start or join a fight

  12. (of a gang of thieves) Move rapidly through a public place, stealing things or robbing people on the way

  1. The vapor into which water is converted when heated, forming a white mist of minute water droplets in the air

  2. The invisible gaseous form of water, formed by boiling, from which this vapor condenses

  3. The expansive force of this vapor used as a source of power for machines
    • - the equipment was originally powered by steam
    • - a steam train
  4. Locomotives and railroad systems powered in this way
    • - the last years of steam
  5. Energy and momentum or impetus
    • - the anticorruption drive gathered steam

  1. steamer: travel by means of steam power; "The ship steamed off into the Pacific"
  2. water at boiling temperature diffused in the atmosphere
  3. emit steam; "The rain forest was literally steaming"
  4. rise as vapor
  5. get very angry; "her indifference to his amorous advances really steamed the young man"
  6. clean by means of steaming; "steam-clean the upholstered sofa"
  7. Steam is either mist (as seen from a kettle), or the gas phase of water (water vapor).
  8. Steam is the fourth studio album recorded by country music artist Ty Herndon. It features the singles "Steam", "No Mercy", and "A Love Like That", all of which entered the Billboard country music charts; "You Can Leave Your Hat On" also entered the charts from unsolicited airplay. ...
  9. Steam is a live album by jazz saxophonist Archie Shepp recorded at the East-West Jazz Festival in Nurnberg, West Germany on May 14, 1976 and released on the Enja label. ...
  10. Steam was a pop-rock music group best known for the 1969 number one hit song and perennial favorite "Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye." The song was written and recorded by studio musicians Garrett DeCarlo, Dale Frashuer, and producer/writer Paul Leka at Mercury Records studios in New York City. ...
  11. Steam is the second album by East 17. It was released in the UK on 13 October 1994.
  12. Steam is a 2007 film written and directed by Kyle Schickner and produced by FenceSitter Films. It stars Ruby Dee, Ally Sheedy and Kate Siegel.
  13. The vapor formed when water changes from liquid phase to gas phase; Pressurized water vapour used for heating, cooking, or to provide mechanical energy; Internal energy for motive power; Pent-up anger; A steam-powered vehicle; Travel by means of a steam-powered vehicle; To cook with steam; ...
  14. (steaming) The action of steam on something; The method of cooking by immersion in steam; A form of robbery in which a large gang moves swiftly and violently through a bus, train, etc.; see Steaming (crime); Giving off steam; Extremely drunk; Very angry
  15. (Steaming) Cooking food in steam over rapidly boiling water.
  16. (Steaming) Playing recklessly due to frustration.
  17. (Steaming) Use of hot steam – often infused with essential oils or herbs – to relax the body, soften the skin, and open up the pores to prepare the face or body for treatment. Hair may also be steamed by wrapping it in a hot towel or exposing it to steam.
  18. (Steaming) A Blackjack synonym for On Tilt. A time of poor judgment by a player after a series of losses.
  19. (Steaming) A blackjack term where a player has become frustrated with how badly the events of a session of play have turned out. 'Steaming' in blackjack has practically the same meaning as 'going on tilt' in poker. ...
  20. (steaming) Cooking food by placing it over boiling water so that the steam reaches and cooks the food. This is the third most popular Chinese cooking technique.
  21. (Steaming) A blackjack term used to identify a player who has lost control of their emotions due to substantial and/or frequent losses. This kind of player will often make larger, haphazard bets in an effort to recover losses.
  22. (Steaming) A process with a number of applications in the use of timber; making it soft for bending and veneering; to sterilise timber against fungi or insects; or in kiln seasoning to prevent case hardening and unequal seasoning or reducing contrast between sapwood and hardwood.
  23. (Steaming) A term used to describe a blackjack player that lost control of himself during a game, caused by repeated loses at the blackjack table. "Steaming" happens mostly to novice players that doesn't know how to control themselves and they haven't yet mastered the issue of money management.
  24. (Steaming) Done using a dedicated wok for boiling water in combination with steaming baskets
  25. (Steaming) Playing poorly and wildly, often because the player is emotionally upset.