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noun 
  1. the vapor formed when water changes from liquid phase to gas phase
  2. pressurized water vapour used for heating, cooking, or to provide mechanical energy
  3. (context, by extension) energy; power
After three weeks in bed he was finally able to sit up under his own .
Translations: 
  • German: Kraft , Energie
    (trans-mid)
  • Spanish: vapor
    1. Spanish, vapor
verb 
  1. (context, cooking, transitive) to cook with steam
  2. (intransitive) to become angry; to fume; to be incensed
  3. (intransitive) to produce or vent steam
  4. (intransitive) to be covered with condensed water vapor
With all the heavy breathing going on the windows were quickly steamed in the car.
  1. (intransitive) to travel by means of steam power
We steamed around the Mediterranean.
  1. ((figurative or literal) To move with great or excessive purposefulness.
If he heard of anyone picking the fruit he would off and lecture them.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: stomen
Etymology: Old English stÄam


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