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steamer

noun

1 steamer

A clam that is usually steamed in the shell.

synonyms: long-neck clam, soft-shell clam, steamer clam.

Roget 272: vehicle, conveyance, carriage, caravan, van; common carrier; wagon, waggon, wain, dray, cart, lorry.    truck, tram; ... show more



2 steamer

A cooking utensil that can be used to cook food by steaming it.

Dutch: stoomboot

3 steamer

A ship powered by one or more steam engines.

synonym: steamship.

Roget 273: ship, vessel, sail; craft, bottom.    navy, marine, fleet, flotilla; shipping.    man of war etc. (combatant) 726; ... show more

Dutch: stoomboot, stoomschip
Polish: parowiec, parowczyk, parostatek

4 steamer

An edible clam with thin oval-shaped shell found in coastal regions of the United States and Europe.

synonyms: long-neck clam, Mya arenaria, soft-shell clam, steamer clam.

Polish: małgiew piaskołaz


Moby thesaurus: Dungeness crab, Japanese crab, blue point, clam, coquillage, crab, crawdad, crawfish, crayfish, langouste, limpet, littleneck clam, lobster, mussel, oyster, periwinkle, prawn, quahog, scallop, shellfish ... show more.

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steam

noun

1 steam

Water at boiling temperature diffused in the atmosphere.

Roget 334: gaseity; vaporousness etc. adj.; flatulence, flatulency; volatility; aeration, aerification.    elastic fluid, gas, air, vapor, ether, ... show more

Roget 409: sibilance, sibilation; zip; hiss etc. v.; sternutation; high note etc. 410.    [animals that hiss] goose, serpent, ... show more

Roget 353: bubble, foam, froth, head, spume, lather, suds, spray, surf, yeast, barm, spindrift.    cloud, vapor, ... show more

Dutch: damp, stomen, stoom
Polish: opar, para

verb

1 steam

Travel by means of steam power:
— The ship steamed off into the Pacific.

synonym: steamer.

Roget 336: render gaseous etc. 334; vaporize, volatilize; distill, sublime; evaporate, exhale, smoke, transpire, emit vapor, fume, reek, ... show more

Roget 267: sail; put to sea etc. (depart) 293; take ship, get under way; set sail, spread sail, spread canvas; gather way, have way on; make sail, ... show more

2 steam

Emit steam.

Dutch: dampen, perspireren, transpireren, uitademen, uitdampen, uitwasemen, wasemen

3 steam

Rise as vapor.

4 steam

Get very angry.

5 steam

Clean by means of steaming:
— Steam-clean the upholstered sofa.

synonym: steam clean.

6 steam

Cook something by letting steam pass over it.

Dutch: stomen


Moby thesaurus: Old Faithful, aerate, aerify, afterdamp, agua, amperage, aqua, armipotence, atomize, authority, bake, barbecue, baste, be in heat, beef, black power, blackdamp, blanch, blaze, bloom ... show more.

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