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“… station run by a steam boiler driven …”

meanings of steam


  1. Initialism of serial time-encoded amplified microscopy.
  2. Abbreviation of science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics.
  3. Internal energy for motive power.
  4. Travel by means of a steam-powered vehicle.
  5. Fencing without the use of any electric equipment.
  6. Pressurized water vapour used for heating, cooking, or to provide mechanical energy.
  7. A steam-powered vehicle.
  8. Any exhalation.
  9. Pent-up anger.
  10. The vapor formed when water changes from liquid phase to gas phase.
  11. The act of cooking by steaming.


  1. To produce or vent steam.
  2. To expose to the action of steam; to apply steam to for softening, dressing, or preparing.
  3. To become angry; to fume; to be incensed.
  4. To be covered with condensed water vapor.
  5. To travel by means of steam power.
  6. To exhale.
  7. To move with great or excessive purposefulness.
  8. To rise in vapour; to issue, or pass off, as vapour.
  9. To cook with steam.
  10. To make angry.


  1. Old-fashioned; from before the digital age.

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