"steam" in the noun sense
water at boiling temperature diffused in the atmosphere
"steam" in the verb sense
1. steamer, steam
travel by means of steam power
"The ship steamed off into the Pacific"
"The rain forest was literally steaming"
rise as vapor
get very angry
"her indifference to his amorous advances really steamed the young man"
5. steam, steam clean
clean by means of steaming
"steam-clean the upholstered sofa"
cook something by letting steam pass over it
"just steam the vegetables"
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