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Translation of "steam" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun /stiːm/
a gas or vapour/vapor that rises from hot or boiling water or other liquid vapor 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 vapor The machinery is driven by steam Diesel fuel replaced steam on the railways (also adjective) steam power, steam engines.
steam- prefix
a vapor steam-driven / steam-powered machinery.
steamer noun
a steamboat or steamship. barco de vapor
steamy adjective ( comparative steamier, superlative steamiest)
of, or full of, steam lleno de vapor the steamy atmosphere of the laundry.
steamboat nouns ( steamship)
a ship driven by steam. barco de vapor
steam engine noun
a moving engine for pulling a train, or a fixed engine, driven by steam. motor a vapor
steam roller noun
a type of vehicle driven by steam, with wide and heavy wheels for flattening the surface of newly-made roads etc. apisonadora
full steam ahead
at the greatest speed possible. a maxima velocidad
get steamed up
to get very upset or angry echar humo ( enfadado) 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. unir fuerzas
let off steam
to release or get rid of excess energy, emotion etc liberar estrés The children were letting off steam by running about in the playground.
to release steam into the air. liberar vapor
run out of steam
to lose energy, or become exhausted quedarse sin energía He ran out of steam towards the end of the race.
steam up phrasal verb
to (cause to) become covered with steam cubierto de vapor The windows steamed up / became steamed up.
under one’s own steam
by one’s own efforts, without help from others por su cuenta; por sí mismo John gave me a lift in his car, but Mary arrived under her own steam.
Translations of “steam”
in Arabic بُخار…
in Korean 김, 증기…
in Malaysian wap…
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 Vietnamese hơi nước, năng lượng hơi nước…
in Portuguese vapor…
in Thai ไอน้ำ, พลังไอน้ำ…
in German der Dampf, Dampf-……
in Catalan vapor…
in Japanese 蒸気, 湯気…
in Indonesian uap, tenaga uap…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蒸汽,水蒸气…
(Definition of steam from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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