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steam-heated

[steem-hee-tid]
adjective
  1. heated by steam.
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Origin of steam-heated

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for steam-heated

Historical Examples

  • Besides, so many of us spend most of our time in steam-heated homes or offices that woolen garments keep one too warm.

    The Woman Beautiful

    Helen Follett Stevans

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

    The Girls of Central High on Track and Field

    David Goodger (goodger@python.org)

  • We had changed abruptly from the steam-heated Pullman to camping in snow, and it takes a few days to get used to such a shock.

    A Woman Tenderfoot

    Grace Gallatin Seton-Thompson

  • There are times when she sighs for a steam-heated house, and times when she sighs for the open.

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