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7 entries found for steam.
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Main Entry: 1steam
Pronunciation: primarystressstemacronm
Function: noun
1 a : the invisible vapor into which water is changed when heated to the boiling point b : the mist formed when water vapor cools
2 : water vapor kept under pressure so as to supply energy for heating, cooking, or mechanical work; also : the power so generated
3 a : driving force : POWER <arrived under their own steam> b : built-up tension <let off a little steam>

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