steam


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Synonyms for steam

get steamed up

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let off steam: use up energy

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  • use up energy
  • let yourself go
  • release surplus energy

let off steam: speak your mind

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  • speak your mind
  • sound off
  • give vent to your feelings

under your own steam

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Synonyms for steam

Synonyms for steam

water at boiling temperature diffused in the atmosphere

travel by means of steam power

emit steam

rise as vapor

get very angry

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clean by means of steaming

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cook something by letting steam pass over it

References in classic literature ?
His body shakes and throbs like a runaway steam engine, and the ear cannot follow the flying showers of notes--there is a pale blue mist where you look to see his bowing arm.
And now Lord Godalming and Jonathan have a lovely steam launch, with steam up ready to start at a moment's notice.
Similar facts were observed on the 23rd of July in the same year, in the Pacific Ocean, by the Columbus, of the West India and Pacific Steam Navigation Company.
The steam came hissing out of the valves; and this made Passepartout indignant.
Thick clouds of steam were pouring off the wreckage, and through the tumultuously whirling wisps I could see, inter- mittently and vaguely, the gigantic limbs churning the water and flinging a splash and spray of mud and froth into the air.
The respectable Apollyon was now putting on the steam at a prodigious rate, anxious, perhaps, to get rid of the unpleasant reminiscences connected with the spot where he had so disastrously encountered Christian.
Toward evening the two steam tugs that had accompanied us with a rollicking champagne-party of young New Yorkers on board who wished to bid farewell to one of our number in due and ancient form departed, and we were alone on the deep.
Good ships and good men on both sides,--and a storm and the night and the dawn and all in the open ocean full steam ahead
THE STEAM LAUNCH, USEFUL RECEIPTS FOR ANNOYING AND HINDERING IT.
The huge stove roared red hot and white hot, while the irons, moving over the damp cloth, sent up clouds of steam.
In his desperation, Daughtry hit upon an idea with which to get another schooner of steam beer.
And farmed it he had, for twenty years, shrewd, cool-headed, sober, industrious, and thrifty, rising from ship's boy and forecastle hand to mate and master of sailing-ships and thence into steam, second officer, first, and master, from small command to larger, and at last to the bridge of the old Tryapsic--old, to be sure, but worth her fifty thousand pounds and still able to bear up in all seas, and weather her nine thousand tons of freight.
I would be a better electrician with knowledge of steam engines.
A second inscription above the door informed us that a steam launch was kept,--a statement which was confirmed by a great pile of coke upon the jetty.
According to the commander's orders, the fires had been lighted, and steam was being got up.