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steam power Line breaks: steam power

Definition of steam power in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Power that is applied to an engine by the force of steam.
Example sentences
  • The claim they staked is to pilot the first motorized vessel to cross the Atlantic without oil or steam power.
  • By the early 1800 s, Evans' attention turned to steam power.
  • In 1876, he also erected a large grain elevator with a steam power for elevating grain.

Derivatives

steam-powered

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adjective
Example sentences
  • In the case of textiles, increased output depended on water or steam-powered machinery installed in purpose-built factories.
  • The advent of steam-powered vessels increased the number of ships in the region.
  • The railway locomotive and the large steam-powered factory were the most spectacular products of the steam age.

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