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verb (used without object)
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Example sentences from the Web for steamroller
In 2006, the firm presided over a routine steam-injection procedure known as “well stimulation.”
They're made to make a lot of money and to get teenagers in a kind of experience, a roller coaster ride.‘The Babadook’ Is the Best (and Most Sincere) Horror Movie of the Year|Samuel Fragoso|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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
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 steamroller
- a steam-powered vehicle with heavy rollers at the front and rear used for compressing road surfaces during road-making
- another word for roadroller
- an overpowering force or a person with such force that overcomes all opposition
- (as modifier)steamroller tactics