(Of a machine) being operated by steam.
More example sentences
- The King, which last operated under steam about 1946, came close to destruction several times until it was converted to a floating hotel here.
- That's experienced railroading, You got the hostler to bring around something that was under steam and couple her up behind the diesel.
- It was scrapped July 1953, and was probably the last T - 1 under steam.
Definition of under steam in:
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