steamed

[ steemd ]
/ stimd /

adjective

cooked with steam from boiling water: steamed dumplings.
Informal. angry: She's really steamed about what you said yesterday.

Origin of steamed

First recorded in 1800–05

Definition for steamed (2 of 2)

Origin of steam

before 1000; Middle English steme, Old English stēam; cognate with Dutch stoom
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British Dictionary definitions for steamed

steam

/ (stiːm) /

noun

verb

See also steam up

Word Origin for steam

Old English; related to Dutch stoom steam, perhaps to Old High German stioban to raise dust, Gothic stubjus dust
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Science definitions for steamed

steam

[ stēm ]

Water in its gaseous state, especially at a temperature above the boiling point of water (above 100°C, or 212°F, at sea level). See Note at vapor.
A mist of condensed water vapor.
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Idioms and Phrases with steamed

steam


see blow off steam; full speed (steam) ahead; get up steam; run out of steam; under one's own steam.

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