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steam

Pronunciation: /stiːm/

Translation of steam in German:

n.

  • Dampf, der let off steam [fig.], Dampf ablassen [ugs.] run out of steam [fig.], den Schwung verlieren under one's own steam [fig.], aus eigener Kraft

v.t.

v.i.

Phrasal verbs

steam aˈhead

v.i. [fig. infml] rasche Fortschritte machen

steam ˈup

v.i. beschlagen

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