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[steem-hee-tid] /ˈstimˈhi tɪd/
heated by steam.
Origin of steam-heated
An Americanism dating back to 1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Handicaps of a severe winter climate are overcome and frozen logs are thawed in a steam-heated pond.

  • Then again I might want a steam-heated house, laughed Mother Wit.

    The Girls of Central High on Track and Field David Goodger (
  • And there, in the far night, he was wishing he might be back in the steam-heated apartment with Nap.

    Bunker Bean Harry Leon Wilson
  • There are times when she sighs for a steam-heated house, and times when she sighs for the open.

  • The steam-heated hotel, with running water everywhere, is a rarity in France, as indeed it is in England.

    The Automobilist Abroad M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield
  • The drying of piece goods is done on steam-heated cylinders like those used for the drying of bleached goods (see Bleaching).

  • If this mixture is put into steam-heated molds and subjected to hydraulic pressure it takes any desired form.

    Creative Chemistry Edwin E. Slosson
  • The houses are built around central courts, with light and air in abundance, with fireproof stairs and steam-heated halls.

    A Ten Year War Jacob A. Riis
  • Here there were roomy chambers, steam-heated and storm-proof, awaiting occupancy, and to one of these M. Filbert led the way.

  • They stood the dry heat of a steam-heated house, and kept a lovely glossy green when other plants were seriously affected.

    Gardening for Little Girls Olive Hyde Foster

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