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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Steam \Steam\ (st[=e]m), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Steamed
(st[=e]md); p. pr. & vb. n. Steaming.]
1. To emit steam or vapor.
My brother's ghost hangs hovering there,
O'er his warm blood, that steams into the air.
Let the crude humors dance
In heated brass, steaming with fire intense. --J.
2. To rise in vapor; to issue, or pass off, as vapor.
The dissolved amber . . . steamed away into the air.
3. To move or travel by the agency of steam.
The vessel steamed out of port. --N. P.
4. To generate steam; as, the boiler steams well.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adv 1: (used of heat) extremely; "the casserole was piping hot"
[syn: piping, steaming]
adj 1: filled with steam or emitting moisture in the form of
vapor or mist; "a steaming kettle"; "steamy towels" [syn:
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
110 Moby Thesaurus words for "steaming":
ablaze, aeration, aerial, aerification, aerodynamic, aerostatic,
aery, afire, airy, ardent, atomization, boating, boiling,
boiling over, breathless, burning, burning with excitement,
canoeing, circumnavigation, coasting, cordial, cruising, delirious,
distillation, drunk, enthusiastic, ethereal, etherealization,
etherification, evaporation, excited, exhalation, exuberant,
febrile, fervent, fervid, fevered, feverish, fiery, flaming,
fluidization, flushed, fractionation, fumigation, fuming, fumy,
gaseous, gasification, gasified, gasiform, gaslike, gassy, glowing,
gunkholing, hearty, heated, hectic, het up, hot, impassioned,
in rut, intense, intoxicated, keen, lively, mephitic, miasmal,
miasmatic, miasmic, motorboating, navigability, navigating,
navigation, on fire, oxyacetylene, oxygenous, ozonic,
passage-making, passionate, periplus, pneumatic, red-hot, reeking,
reeky, rowing, sailing, sculling, sea travel, seafaring, seething,
sexually excited, smoking, smoky, steamy, sublimation,
travel by water, unrestrained, vaporing, vaporish, vaporization,
vaporlike, vaporous, vapory, vigorous, volatilization, voyaging,
warm, water travel, yachting, zealous
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