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boiling, piping, scalding, hot

Nearby words

stealth, stealth bomber, stealth tax, stealth technology, stealthy, steam, steam bath, steam beer, steam boiler, steam chest, steam coal


    blow/let off steam, Informal. to give vent to one's repressed emotions, especially by talking or behaving in an unrestrained manner: Don't take her remarks too seriously—she was just blowing off steam.

Origin of steam

before 1000; Middle English steme, Old English stēam; cognate with Dutch stoom
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Examples from the Web for steaming

British Dictionary definitions for steaming (1 of 2)


/ (ˈstiːmɪŋ) /


very hot
informal angry
slang drunk


informal robbery, esp of passengers in a railway carriage or bus, by a large gang of armed youths

British Dictionary definitions for steaming (2 of 2)


/ (stiːm) /



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 steaming


[ 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 steaming


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

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