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steam

noun [U] uk   /stiːm/ us  
B2 the hot gas that is produced when water boils: Steam rose from the simmering stew. steam turbines a steam engine/locomotive the age of steam (= the period when steam provided power for railways and factories) The pump is driven by steam.
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steam

verb uk   /stiːm/ us  
[I] to move by steam power: The train/ship steamed out of the station/harbour. [T] to cook food using steam: steamed vegetables [T usually + adv/prep] to use steam to make something softer, especially glue so that something can be removed: Ross steamed open the envelope to see if it was a love letter.
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Traducciones de “steam”
en coreano 김, 증기…
en árabe بُخار…
en francés (à/de) vapeur…
en turco buhar, istim…
en italiano vapore…
en chino (tradicionál) 蒸汽,水蒸氣…
en ruso пар…
en polaco para…
en español vapor…
en portugués vapor…
en alemán der Dampf, Dampf-……
en catalán vapor…
en japonés 蒸気, 湯気…
en chino (simplificado) 蒸汽,水蒸气…
(Definition of steam from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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