Die Übersetzung von "steam" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


noun /stiːm/

a gas or vapour that rises from hot or boiling water or other liquid

(à/de) vapeur
Steam rose from the plate of soup / the wet earth in the hot sun
a cloud of steam
(also adjective) A sauna is a type of steam bath.

power or energy obtained from this

(à/de) vapeur
The machinery is driven by steam
Diesel fuel replaced steam on the railways
(also adjective) steam power, steam engines.

à la vapeur
steam-driven / steam-powered machinery.
steamer noun

a steamboat or steamship.

steamy adjective

of, or full of, steam

the steamy atmosphere of the laundry.
steamboat nouns ( steamship)

a ship driven by steam.

paquebot, bateau à vapeur
steam engine

a moving engine for pulling a train, or a fixed engine, driven by steam.

locomotive à vapeur
steam roller

a type of vehicle driven by steam, with wide and heavy wheels for flattening the surface of newly-made roads etc.

rouleau compresseur
full steam ahead

at the greatest speed possible.

en avant toute
get steamed up

to get very upset or angry

se mettre dans tous ses états
She got really steamed up when she found that someone had taken her parking space.
get up steam

to build up energy ready for effort.

se chauffer
let off steam

to release or get rid of excess energy, emotion etc

se défouler
The children were letting off steam by running about in the playground.

to release steam into the air.

lâcher (de) la vapeur
run out of steam

to lose energy, or become exhausted

He ran out of steam towards the end of the race.
steam up

to (cause to) become covered with steam

The windows steamed up / became steamed up.
under one’s own steam

by one’s own efforts, without help from others

par ses propres moyens
John gave me a lift in his car, but Mary arrived under her own steam.

(Die Übersetzung von "steam" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)