Definition of Steam room

1. Noun. A room that can be filled with steam in which people bathe; 'vapour bath' is a British term.

Exact synonyms: Steam Bath, Vapor Bath, Vapour Bath
Generic synonyms: Room
Specialized synonyms: Sauna, Sweat Room, Turkish Bath



Definition of Steam room

1. Noun. A sauna; a hot room that is filled with steam in which people sit for health reasons. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Steam Room

steam heat
steam heater
steam heaters
steam heating
steam iron
steam irons
steam line
steam locomotive
steam locomotives
steam organ
steam pipe
steam power
steam radio
steam roller
steam rollers
steam room (current term)
steam ship
steam ships
steam shovel
steam shovels
steam table
steam train
steam trains
steam tunnel
steam tunnels
steam turbine
steam turbines
steam up
steam whistle
steambath

Literary usage of Steam room

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1. A Manual of the Steam Engine and Other Prime Movers by William John Macquorn Rankine, William J. Millar (1878)
"Water-Room and steam-Room are the names given to the volumes of water and steam respectively contained in the boiler when the surface of the water is at its ..."

2. A Manual of the Steam Engine and Other Prime Movers by William John Macquorn Rankine, Edward Fisher Bamber (1874)
"Authorities differ as to the relative proportions of water-room and steam- room adopted in the practice of the most skilful engineers. ..."

3. Appletons' Cyclopædia of Applied Mechanics: A Dictionary of Mechanical by Appleton, firm, publishers, New York (1878)
"The proportions of water and steam room in boilers vary greatly. A ratio that is quite common in good practice is an allowance of 60 per cent, ..."

4. A Catechism of the Steam Engine in Its Various Applications to Mines, Mills by John Bourne (1865)
"Q.— What is the capacity of steam room allowed in boilers per horse power ? A. — The capacity of steam room allowed by Boulton and Watt in their land waggon ..."

5. The Diseases of Children: A Work for the Practising Physician by Meinhard von Pfaundler, Arthur Schlossmann, Henry Larned Keith Shaw, Linnæus Edford La Fétra (1908)
"The eroded areas on the nose and upper lip are to be protected with an ointment. If the obstruction of the nostrils is so great FIG. 95. Steam-room. ..."

6. A Treatise on the Steam Engine in Its Application to Mines, Mills, Steam by Artizan club (London, England) (1853)
"X. steam room. It is obvious that the steam room, like the quantity of water, is an extremely variable quantity, differing, not onlv for different boilers, ..."

7. A Treatise on the Steam Engine in Its Application to Mines, Mills, Steam by John Bourne, Artizan Club (London, England) (1851)
"It is obvious that the steam room, like the quantity of water, is an extremely variable quantity, differing, not only for different boilers, but even in the ..."

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