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Example sentences from the Web for steam
Both sides of Prop 22 are going full steam ahead in their efforts to sway California voters.Human Capital: The battle over the fate of gig workers continues|Megan Rose Dickey|September 11, 2020|TechCrunch
Competitors can add a bunch of milk, shape the oatmeal into tapas, brulee it, steam it, or bake it.
When you can’t step away ever or let off the steam in a healthy way it can be very difficult.
Equities usually lose steam and then bounce back over several months, not weeks.The Fed’s bearish outlook puts the global stocks rally on pause|Bernhard Warner|August 20, 2020|Fortune
Sailors screamed and moaned piteously on the upper decks, the steady hiss of steam in their ears.Fire on the Bay: 115 Years Ago This Month, a Deadly Explosion Rocked a Navy Ship|Randy Dotinga|July 14, 2020|Voice of San Diego
In 2006, the firm presided over a routine steam-injection procedure known as “well stimulation.”
Parenting a kid that can get from place to place under his own steam is a whole new ballgame.Kids Eat the Darndest Things: Laundry Pods, Teething Necklaces, and More Of The Weirdest Stuff Sending Kids to the E.R.|Russell Saunders|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But as one deadly malady loses steam, another may be exploding: hunger.
Either way, the Navy is proceeding full steam ahead in preparing the DDG-1000 for sea.Can the Navy's $12 Billion Stealth Destroyer Stay Afloat?|Dave Majumdar|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the 19th century, steam-powered printing presses led to mass circulations newspapers and magazines.
A colossal steam "traveller" had ceaselessly carried great blocks of stone and long steel girders from point to point.
Two huge steam engines had snorted and puffed for three whole years.
Greenlaw (Charles P.), his efforts in obtaining steam for India, 560.
The steamboat of 1809 and the steam locomotive of 1830 were the direct result of what had gone before.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
The Comet started on her first trip up the Arkansas, being the first steam boat that ascended that river.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
British Dictionary definitions for steam
- (of a ship, etc) to work up a sufficient head of steam in a boiler to drive an engine
- informal to go quickly
Word Origin for steam
Scientific definitions for steam
Idioms and Phrases with steam
see blow off steam; full speed (steam) ahead; get up steam; run out of steam; under one's own steam.