- a heating system utilizing steam circulated through radiators and pipes.
Origin of steam heating
First recorded in 1875–80
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Examples from the Web for steam heating
What care should be taken in managing a steam-heating system?Mechanical Devices in the Home
Edith Louise Allen
They will not even give us coal for steam-heating--I arrived here.Alone
The separate houses sometimes have steam-heating, but not often.Through the Eye of the Needle
William Dean Howells
For such a hulk as the Prince looked to be, the steam-heating plant was in excellent order.Dave Darrin and the German Submarines
H. Irving Hancock
They are fitted with a strong bottom hoop and bands round the sides, and can be double-jacketed for steam-heating if required.