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Definition of the noun steamer
What does steamer mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: steamers
- a clam that is usually steamed in the shell
- lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
- synonyms of steamer: long-neck clam / soft-shell clam / steamer clam
- more generic word: clam = flesh of either hard-shell or soft-shell clams
- part of: long-neck clam / Mya arenaria / soft-shell clam / steamer clam = an edible clam with thin oval-shaped shell found in coastal regions of the United States and Europe
- a cooking utensil that can be used to cook food by steaming it
- a ship powered by one or more steam engines
- lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
- synonym of steamer: steamship
- more generic word: ship = a vessel that carries passengers or freight
- more specific terms:
- part: steam engine = external-combustion engine in which heat is used to raise steam which either turns a turbine or forces a piston to move up and down in a cylinder
- an edible clam with thin oval-shaped shell found in coastal regions of the United States and Europe
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- scientific name: Mya arenaria
- synonyms of steamer: long-neck clam / soft-shell clam / steamer clam
- more generic word: clam = burrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud
- part: soft-shell clam / long-neck clam / steamer clam = a clam that is usually steamed in the shell
- member of: genus Mya / Mya = type genus of the family Myacidae
- geographic area: East Pacific, North America, Western Atlantic Ocean
Alternative definition of the noun steamer
- [cookware] A cooking appliance that cooks by steaming.
- A vessel in which articles are subjected to the action of steam, as in washing, and in various processes of manufacture.
- A vessel propelled by steam; a steamship or steamboat.
- A steam-powered road locomotive; a traction engine.
- A wetsuit which has long sleeves and long legs.
- [food] A dish of steamed clams.
- The 'steamer' duck; a genus (Tachyeres) of ducks in the bird family Anatidae. All of the four species occur in South America, and all except one are flightless.
- [Australia] [obsolete] A food made by cooking diced meat very slowly in a tightly sealed pot, with a minimum of flavourings, allowing it to steam in its own juices. Popular circa 1850 but apparently no longer so by the 1900s.
- [obsolete] A steam fire engine, a fire engine consisting of a steam boiler and engine, and pump which is driven by the engine, combined and mounted on wheels (Webster 1913).
- [horse racing] A horse whose odds are decreasing (becoming shorter) because bettors are backing it.
Definition of the verb steamer
What does steamer mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: steamered | steamering | steamers
- travel by means of steam power
- Steamer is a fictional film character.
- Steamer a.k.a. Steam: Suchimu is a fictional character from the Japanese animated series Pecola.
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- Steamer is a fictional character from the 2013 film Goodfriends.
- Steamer is a fictional character from the 2010 film Costa Rican Summer.
There are other characters with in their name, like Steamer Lane.
"Steamer" is a musical EP of Mëstar.
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Phrases with Steamer
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Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Steamer
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by Thomas D. McFarland, Reese Parker
STEAMER is an interactive, inspectable simulation which was developed to train engineers in the operation of a steam...
A major purpose of the cognitive science research related to STEAMER is the development of an understanding of ...
Passionate Pilgrims (1981)
The American Traveler in Great Britain, 1800-1914 by Allison Lockwood
but the big Atlantic steamer is a whacker!"1 In the decades following the Civil War, the "tea kettles" of the forties and fifties evolved rapidly into floating "hotels" or "palaces" where the ...
by Kathleen O'Bannon
A steamer is the best way to do this as it is a high heat and will also cook most vegetables in less time. BOIL , BOIL, AND BUBBLE Boiling is the worst way to cook vegetables, especially if.
by Dan Ryan
mail steamer is the quickest way to get from Bermuda to the United States. Our household goods were still in Washington. The Navy would pack them and move us once we found housing in Norfolk.
Lowell Firefighting (2006)
by Jason T. Strunk
The steamer is an 1868 Hunneman Model, received on February 28th. From left to right are (First row) Joseph Hill, S. E. Bartlett, assistant foreman M. Coolidge, foreman A. C. Stearns, clerk G. H. Hartford, and]. Crosby; (seond row) W. Abbott, ...
The Machine in the Garden (2000)
Technology and the Pastoral Ideal in America by Leo Marx
A steamer is a mightier ...
by Simon Bornhoft
In northern European locations, with cool winds and chilly waters, the Vs-inch full -bodied Steamer is a popular choice from autumn through to spring. Once the air and water temperature warm up in the summer months, enthusiasts will wear a ...
An Illustrated History by Lord Ambrose Greenway
The cross-channel steamer is a peculiarly British phenomenon and owes its development first and foremost to the geographical makeup and position of the British Isles. To the west of the mainland lay Ireland, an integral part of the United ...
by Spencer Tucker, William E. White
Commanding the fourth-rate side- wheeler steamer Monticello, Cushing participated in the successful Union assault on Fort ...
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Brightly painted steamer.
Illustrated by Jack Mathew
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- Steamer Toronto
Photograph of the steamship Toronto, under steam. From the Floyd Marlin collection. Early twentieth century.
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- Tramp steamer Meaning
Video shows what tramp steamer means. a commercial steamship that has no regular schedule or published ports of call.. tramp steamer synonyms: ocean ...
- Steamer Meaning
Video shows what steamer means. A cooking appliance that cooks by steaming.. A vessel in which articles are subjected to the action of steam, as in washing, ...
- Dofus description stuff steamer intell/soin
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Scrabble value of S1T1E1A1M3E1R1
The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Anagrams of STEAMER
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- SEA TERM
- STARE ME
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