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steamernoun [C]

uk   /ˈstiː.mər/  us   /-mɚ/
  • steamer noun [C] (BOAT)

a ​boat or ​ship that ​moves by ​steampower
  • steamer noun [C] (CONTAINER)

a ​container with ​holes in the ​bottom that is put over ​boilingwater in ​order to ​cookfood in ​steam, or a ​machine that ​cooksfood with ​steam: a ​rice steamer a ​vegetable steamer
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