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Pronunciation: /ˈstiːmɪŋ/

Translation of steaming in Spanish:


  • [heat] húmedo in the steaming jungle en la selva tórrida a steaming bowl of soup un plato de sopa humeante steaming hot (as adverb/como adverbio) muy caliente
    Example sentences
    • Place the wedges in a steaming basket over boiling water.
    • Kendall let out a slow sigh and turned to face Elma who had returned to her boiling kettle of water, lifting out steaming clothing with a thick stick.
    • Pouring water over a steaming engine that was in danger of spurting boiling jets of vapor with the wrong timing of a pour.


  • (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar], atraco (masculine) ([ perpetrado por pandillas armadas en el transporte público ])

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