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steamtight

[steem-tahyt] /ˈstimˌtaɪt/
adjective
1.
impervious to steam.
Origin of steamtight
1865-1870
First recorded in 1865-70; steam + tight
Related forms
steamtightness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for steamtight

steamtight

/ˈstiːmˌtaɪt/
adjective
1.
(of joints, cylinders, etc) being sealed in such a way that steam cannot leak out
Derived Forms
steamtightness, noun
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