Translation of "steam" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ U ] uk us /stiːm/

the hot gas that is produced when water boils

Steam rose from the simmering stew. 炖着的肉咕嘟咕嘟冒着热气。
steam turbines 蒸汽涡轮机
a steam engine/locomotive 蒸汽发动机/机车
the age of steam (= the period when steam provided power for railways and factories) 蒸汽时代
The pump is driven by steam. 这个泵是由蒸汽驱动的。

(Translation of “steam noun” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)