steam

steam
I 1. [stiːm]
nome
1) (vapour) vapore m.; (on window) vapore m., appannamento m.

powered by steam — a vapore

2) mecc. (from pressure) vapore m.

full steam ahead! — mar. a tutto vapore! (anche fig.)

2.
modificatore [bath, cloud] di vapore; [cooking] al vapore; [iron, railway] a vapore
••

to get up o pick up steam [machine] acquistare velocità; [campaign] decollare; to run out of steam [athlete] spomparsi; [worker] sfinirsi; to let off steam sfogarsi; under one's own steam — con i propri mezzi

II 1. [stiːm]
verbo transitivo (cook) gastr. cucinare al vapore [vegetables]
2.
verbo intransitivo
1) (give off vapour) [kettle, soup] fumare; [machine] fumare, emettere fumo; [volcano] esalare fumo
2) ferr.

trains used to steam through the countryside — i treni attraversavano le campagne sbuffando

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[sti:m] 1. noun
1) (a gas or vapour that rises from hot or boiling water or other liquid: 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.) vapore; di vapore
2) (power or energy obtained from this: The machinery is driven by steam; Diesel fuel has replaced steam on the railways; (also adjective) steam power, steam engines.) vapore; a vapore
2. verb
1) (to give out steam: A kettle was steaming on the stove.) fumare
2) ((of a ship, train etc) to move by means of steam: The ship steamed across the bay.) navigare (a vapore)
3) (to cook by steam: The pudding should be steamed for four hours.) cuocere (a vapore)
- steamer
- steamy
- steamboat
- steamship
- steam engine
- steam roller
- full steam ahead
- get steamed up
- get up steam
- let off steam
- run out of steam
- steam up
- under one's own steam
* * *
I 1. [stiːm]
nome
1) (vapour) vapore m.; (on window) vapore m., appannamento m.

powered by steam — a vapore

2) mecc. (from pressure) vapore m.

full steam ahead! — mar. a tutto vapore! (anche fig.)

2.
modificatore [bath, cloud] di vapore; [cooking] al vapore; [iron, railway] a vapore
••

to get up o pick up steam [machine] acquistare velocità; [campaign] decollare; to run out of steam [athlete] spomparsi; [worker] sfinirsi; to let off steam sfogarsi; under one's own steam — con i propri mezzi

II 1. [stiːm]
verbo transitivo (cook) gastr. cucinare al vapore [vegetables]
2.
verbo intransitivo
1) (give off vapour) [kettle, soup] fumare; [machine] fumare, emettere fumo; [volcano] esalare fumo
2) ferr.

trains used to steam through the countryside — i treni attraversavano le campagne sbuffando


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