There are 2 translations of steam in Spanish:

steam1

Pronunciation: /stiːm/

n

u
  • vapor (m) the engine is driven by steam el motor funciona a vapor full steam ahead! ¡a todo vapor! his work is going full steam ahead su trabajo va viento en popa to get up steam [person/worker] ponerse* en movimiento (lit) [engine/driver] dar* presión to let off o blow off steam desahogarse* , dar* rienda suelta a su ( or mi etc) indignación ( or energía etc) to run out of steam [person/project] perder* ímpetu under one's own steam por sus ( or mis etc) propios medios; (before n) [boiler/locomotive/turbine] de or a vapor steam bath baño (m) turco , baño (m) de vapor steam heat calor (m) (producido) por vapor steam iron plancha (f) de vapor

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There are 2 translations of steam in Spanish:

steam2

vt

  • 1.1 [Culin] [vegetables/rice] cocinar or cocer* al vapor; [pudding] cocinar or cocer* al baño (de) María 1.2 (apply steam to) (+ adj or adv compl) to steam a letter open abrir* una carta con vapor he steamed the stamps/the label off despegó los sellos/la etiqueta con vapor

vi

  • 1 (give off steam) echar vapor; [hot food] humear
  • 2 (+ adv compl) 2.1 (move under steam power) the train steamed into the station el tren entró en la estación echando vapor 2.2 (move quickly) [colloquial/familiar] I was steaming along on my bike iba volando or a toda velocidad en la bici our class is steaming ahead nuestra clase avanza a todo vapor or a toda máquina

Phrasal verbs

steam over

steam up

v + adv [window/glass] empañarse 1.1v + o + adv, v + adv + o [window/glass] empañar to be/get steamed up about sth people are getting steamed up about the issue se están caldeando los ánimos al respecto she was all steamed up about his critical remarks estaba indignada por sus críticas

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