Translation of steam in Spanish:
- the engine is driven by steamel motor funciona a vaporfull steam ahead!¡a todo vapor!his work is going full steam aheadsu trabajo va viento en popato get up steam (person/worker)ponerse en movimiento (lit) (engine/driver)to let off o blow off steam
dar presióndesahogarseto run out of steam (person/project)
dar rienda suelta a su ( or mi etc) indignación ( or energía etc)perder ímpetuunder one's own steampor 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)
cocinar or cocer al baño (de) MaríaExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (apply steam to) (+ adj or adv compl) to steam a letter open
- 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.
abrir una carta con vaporhe steamed the stamps/the label offdespegó los sellos/la etiqueta con vaporExample sentences
- 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.
- 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.
- 1 (give off steam)echar vapor(hot food)
- 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) the train steamed into the stationel tren entró en la estación echando vapor2.2 (move quickly) [colloquial]I was steaming along on my bikeiba volando or a toda velocidad en la biciour class is steaming aheadnuestra 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
(window/glass)2verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
(window/glass)to be/get steamed up about somethingpeople are getting steamed up about the issue
se están caldeando los ánimos al respectoshe was all steamed up about his critical remarks
estaba indignada por sus críticas
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