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steam

noun [U]  /stim/ us  
the hot gas that is produced when water boils Steam can be used to provide power: a steam engine

steam

verb [I/T]  /stim/ us  
to move by steam power: [I] The ship steamed out of the harbor. If food is steamed, it is cooked by steam.
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Translations of “steam”
in Korean 김, 증기…
in Arabic بُخار…
in French (à/de) vapeur…
in Turkish buhar, istim…
in Italian vapore…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蒸汽,水蒸氣…
in Russian пар…
in Polish para…
in Spanish vapor…
in Portuguese vapor…
in German der Dampf, Dampf-……
in Catalan vapor…
in Japanese 蒸気, 湯気…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蒸汽,水蒸气…
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