Definition of Steaming

1. Adjective. Filled with steam or emitting moisture in the form of vapor or mist. "Steamy towels"

Exact synonyms: Steamy
Similar to: Wet
Derivative terms: Steaminess



2. Adverb. (used of heat) extremely. "The casserole was piping hot"
Exact synonyms: Piping

Definition of Steaming

1. Noun. The action of steam on something. ¹

2. Noun. The method of cooking by immersion in steam. ¹

3. Noun. (UK informal) A form of robbery in which a large gang moves swiftly and violently through a bus, train, etc.; see (w Steaming (crime)). ¹

4. Adjective. Giving off steam ¹

5. Adjective. Extremely drunk ¹

6. Adjective. Very angry ¹

7. Verb. (present participle of steam) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Steaming

1. steam [v] - See also: steam

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Steaming

steamer duck
steamered
steamering
steamers
steamfitter
steamfitters
steamfitting
steamfittings
steamie
steamier
steamies
steamiest
steamily
steaminess
steaminesses
steaming (current term)
steamingly
steamings
steamless
steamlike
steamliner
steamliners
steampipe
steampipes
steampunk
steampunks
steamroll
steamrolled
steamroller
steamrollered

Literary usage of Steaming

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bulletin of the University of Wisconsin by University of Wisconsin, C. L. Becker (1908)
"steaming But one experiment in steaming in the cooker has been tried and that had ... Upon consideration, steaming would seem impossible as well as any ..."

2. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India by Geological Survey of India (1902)
"steaming plant.—The boilers employed on the field are chiefly of the Cornish ... It is usual to group the steaming plant as far as practicable at the main ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... all with the aniline black mixture, ageing', steaming, etc. Where the design is printed the alkalinity entirely prevents the development of the black. ..."

4. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1908)
"The steaming of the corks, or pasteurizing them, destroyed all the germs in them that would damage or spoil the beer, if they were not pasteurized. ..."

5. Some Facts about Treating Railroad Ties by William Francis Goltra (1912)
"steaming. In order to prevent the saps and juices from decomposing and destroying the timber they should be extracted, by steaming, immediately upon arrival ..."

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