how to pronounce steaming


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the above transcription of steaming is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

steaming is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of steaming in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

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meanings of steaming


  1. The method of cooking by immersion in steam.
  2. Relating to the ability of a steam locomotive (etc.) to raise steam.
  3. The action of steam on something.
  4. A form of robbery in which a large gang moves swiftly and violently through a bus, train, etc.; see Steaming (crime).


  1. Giving off steam.
  2. Extremely drunk.
  3. Very angry.


  1. Present participle of steam.

steaming frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word steaming occurs in english on average 3.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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