Definition of steam power in English:

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steam power

noun

[mass noun]
Power that is applied to an engine by the force of steam.
Example sentences
  • The claim they staked is to pilot the first motorized vessel to cross the Atlantic without oil or steam power.
  • By the early 1800 s, Evans' attention turned to steam power.
  • In 1876, he also erected a large grain elevator with a steam power for elevating grain.
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