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Definition of Steam

Steam

  1. The elastic, aeriform fluid into which water is converted when heated to the boiling points; water in the state of vapor.
  2. The mist formed by condensed vapor; visible vapor; -- so called in popular usage.
  3. Any exhalation.
  4. To emit steam or vapor.
  5. To rise in vapor; to issue, or pass off, as vapor.
  6. To move or travel by the agency of steam.
  7. To generate steam; as, the boiler steams well.
  8. To exhale.
  9. To expose to the action of steam; to apply steam to for softening, dressing, or preparing; as, to steam wood; to steamcloth; to steam food, etc.

Steam Quotations

The Internet, like the steam engine, is a technological breakthrough that changed the world.
Peter Singer

A tool is usually more simple than a machine; it is generally used with the hand, whilst a machine is frequently moved by animal or steam power.
Charles Babbage

Of all the failed technologies that litter the onward march of science - steam carriages, zeppelins, armoured trains - none has been so catastrophic to prosperity as the last century's attempt to generate electricity from nuclear fission.
James Buchan

A store is just a collection of content. The Steam store is this very safe, boring entertainment experience. Nobody says, 'I'm going to play the Steam store now.'
Gabe Newell

The world is full of abundance and opportunity, but far too many people come to the fountain of life with a sieve instead of a tank car... a teaspoon instead of a steam shovel. They expect little and as a result they get little.
Ben Sweetland
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Steam Translations

steam in Danish is damp
steam in Dutch is stoom, wasem, damp
steam in German is dampfen, Dampf
steam in Italian is vapore
steam in Latin is fumo
steam in Portuguese is vapor
steam in Spanish is vapor
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