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steamtight

[ steem-tahyt ]
/ ˈstimˌtaɪt /
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adjective
impervious to steam.
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Origin of steamtight

First recorded in 1865–70; steam + tight

OTHER WORDS FROM steamtight

steamtightness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for steamtight

steamtight
/ (ˈstiːmˌtaɪt) /

adjective
(of joints, cylinders, etc) being sealed in such a way that steam cannot leak out

Derived forms of steamtight

steamtightness, noun
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