heated by steam.

Origin of steam-heated

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for steam-heated

Historical Examples of steam-heated

  • 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 (

  • 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.