Translation of steam in Spanish:
- the engine is driven by steamfull steam ahead!el motor funciona a vaporhis work is going full steam ahead¡a todo vapor!to get up steam (person/worker)su trabajo va viento en popato let off o blow off steamponerse en movimiento(lit) (engine/driver)dar presiónto run out of steam (person/project)desahogarsedar rienda suelta a su ( or mi etc) indignación ( or energía etc)under one's own steamperder ímpetupor sus ( or mis etc) propios medios(before noun) (boiler/locomotive/turbine)de or a vaporExample sentences
- Murrays' Mills in Ancoats are 200 years old and were among the first buildings in the world to use steam to power machines.
- With the arrival of steam as a power source, doctors could treat hysteria in the office using new devices developed for this purpose.
- They can be cut and burnt to produce steam to power turbines.
- For generations, its very name has conjured up the glory days of Britain's railways when steam was king and every town had a station.
- 1.1 (Cookery)(vegetables/rice)cocinar or cocer al vapor(pudding)1.2 (apply steam to) (+ adj or adv compl) to steam a letter opencocinar or cocer al baño (de) Maríahe steamed the stamps/the label offabrir una carta con vapordespegó los sellos/la etiqueta con vaporExample sentences
- You can get to know them even better if you steam the letters open first.
- He went to the kitchen and boiled water, then took the letter and steamed the envelope open so as not to damage it.
- Carefully, in case she found that she needed to reseal it, she steamed the envelope open and peeled away the fold.
- Remove the plastic wrap and steam the bread until cooked.
- Place the dumplings on the prepared steaming rack and steam the dumplings until the skins are soft, about 15 minutes.
- Just brown the pasta in oil first, add broth and cook until the pasta is tender, then steam some seafood quickly on top.
- There is not a human being in sight but food still steams on a cooker inviting the hungry parents with its aromas.
- With the flavours intensifying as the food simultaneously steams and roasts, and no juices lost or boiled away, the end result is bags of flavour (sorry).
- Yellow rice wine, pork meat steamed on lotus leaves, eight ingredients cake and zongzi are the specialities of Xitang and you can taste them in all the restaurants in the town.
- 1 (give off steam)echar vapor(hot food)Example sentences
- As I type, an angry thunderstorm is rolling across the skies and the rain is lashing down onto the scorched pavements; now gently steaming.
- As my train arrived, the monsoon abruptly stopped, the sun came out, leaving me gently steaming on platform five at Reading.
- You'll get delicate, herb-infused fish steamed gently in their own juices.
- 2 (+ adverb complement) 2.1 (move under steam power) See examples: the train steamed into the station2.2 (move quickly) [colloquial]I was steaming along on my bikeel tren entró en la estación echando vaporour class is steaming aheadiba volando or a toda velocidad en la bicinuestra clase avanza a todo vapor or a toda máquinaExample sentences
- Moves are steaming ahead to honour an Atherton-born boffin whose vision of a high speed hovertrain was dismissed.
- It is an approach that gains steam as the movie moves forward and gives the film's climax a powerful sense of the inevitable.
- But having been here for a considerable length of time, it has struck me that as Shanghai steams ahead in the new millennium, it still remains inextricably linked with its near-forgotten past.
- → steam up 1
- 1verb + adverb
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