Translation of steaming in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈstiːmɪŋ/


  • [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
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    • 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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In Spain, a ración is a serving of food eaten in a bar or cafe, generally with a drink. Friends or relatives meet in a bar or cafe, order a number of raciones, and share them. Raciones tend to be larger and more elaborate than tapas. They may be: Spanish omelet, squid, octopus, cheese, ham, or chorizo, among others.