verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for steaming
The meat glistened seductively with melted butter, piled high and steaming on top of a crisp, oily split-top bun.My Big, Buttery Lobster Roll Rumble: We Came, We Clawed, We Conquered|Scott Bixby|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
NSA technology, so far as Carter knows, does not rise to the level of tea kettles for steaming open envelopes.
But Friday morning, the monthly jobs report dumped a steaming pile of caution on the carpet.
It begins—in the steaming, hot-toddy voice of Scarlett Johansson—to speak to him.
A pair of urns dispensed coffee and the man in the knit cap raised a steaming Styrofoam cup.
He would sit on Arthur's seat and hate the modern Athens steaming there below him.Musical Criticisms|Arthur Johnstone
The odor of the steaming delicacy, so keenly looked forward to every second Sunday, reaches my nostrils and sharpens my hunger.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
By steaming, the initial process of the Moist-air kiln has been consummated.Seasoning of Wood|Joseph B. Wagner
They were steaming northward scarcely out of sight of the shore.Elsie at Ion|Martha Finley
Basins, some two feet across, were placed on the ground filled with steaming kesk'soo.Life in Morocco and Glimpses Beyond|Budgett Meakin
British Dictionary definitions for steaming (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for steaming (2 of 2)
- (of a ship, etc) to work up a sufficient head of steam in a boiler to drive an engine
- informal to go quickly
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Scientific definitions for steaming
Idioms and Phrases with steaming
see blow off steam; full speed (steam) ahead; get up steam; run out of steam; under one's own steam.