steaming

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Noun[edit]

steaming (countable and uncountable, plural steamings)

  1. The action of steam on something.
  2. The method of cooking by immersion in steam.
  3. (Britain, informal) A form of robbery in which a large gang moves swiftly and violently through a bus, train, etc.; see Steaming (crime).
  4. Relating to the ability of a steam locomotive (etc.) to raise steam.
    • 1961 February, "Balmore", “Driving and firing modern French steam locomotives - Part One”, in Trains Illustrated, page 109:
      The perfect steaming and beautiful mechanical condition of the Pacific were immediately apparent.

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Adjective[edit]

steaming (comparative more steaming, superlative most steaming)

  1. Giving off steam.
    We were served with steaming bowls of soup.
  2. (slang) Very angry.
    I was steaming when I heard about their betrayal.
  3. (slang) Extremely drunk.

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Verb[edit]

steaming

  1. present participle of steam

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