- Noun. The vapor formed when water changes from liquid phase to gas phase.
- Noun. Pressurized water vapour used for heating, cooking, or to provide mechanical energy.
- Noun. (figuratively) Internal energy for motive power.
- Noun. (figuratively) Pent-up anger.
- Noun. A steam-powered vehicle.
- Noun. Travel by means of a steam-powered vehicle.
- Verb. (cooking, transitive) To cook with steam.
- Verb. (intransitive) To produce or vent steam.
- Verb. (intransitive, figuratively) To become angry; to fume; to be incensed.
- Verb. (transitive, figuratively) To make angry.
- Verb. (intransitive) To be covered with condensed water vapor.
- Verb. (intransitive) To travel by means of steam power.
- Verb. (figuratively, or) To move with great or excessive purposefulness.
- Adjective. Old-fashioned; from before the digital age.
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