- [noun] water at boiling temperature diffused in the atmosphere
- [verb] travel by means of steam power; "The ship steamed off into the Pacific"
- [verb] emit steam; "The rain forest was literally steaming"
- [verb] rise as vapor
- [verb] get very angry; "her indifference to his amorous advances really steamed the young man"
- [verb] clean by means of steaming; "steam-clean the upholstered sofa"
- [verb] cook something by letting steam pass over it; "just steam the vegetables"