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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) :
adj 1: cooked in steam; "steamed clams"
2: aroused to impatience or anger; "made an irritated gesture";
"feeling nettled from the constant teasing"; "peeved about
being left out"; "felt really pissed at her snootiness";
"riled no end by his lies"; "roiled by the delay" [syn:
annoyed, irritated, miffed, nettled, peeved,
pissed, pissed off, riled, roiled, steamed,
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