a steam-filled and heated room to induce sweating, as in a Turkish bath.
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Origin of steam room
First recorded in 1870–75
Words nearby steam room
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Example sentences from the Web for steam room
This separator, therefore, serves all the purposes of the steam-room above the surface of the water in the large plate boilers.The Steam Engine Explained and Illustrated (Seventh Edition)|Dionysius Lardner
A few minutes in the steam-room (not more than five) or some calisthenics to warm up the blood, then a fast hundred.Swimming Scientifically Taught|Frank Eugen Dalton and Louis C. Dalton
British Dictionary definitions for steam room
a room that can be filled with steam for use as a steam bath
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