steam


steam
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noun
ADJECTIVE
hot
… OF STEAM
cloud, jet

The saucepan puffed little jets of steam.

VERB + STEAM
generate, produce
STEAM + VERB
come, escape
rise

Steam rose from her mug of cocoa.

condense
drive sth

The engine is driven by steam.

hiss
STEAM + NOUN
power
engine, locomotive, ship (usually steamship), shovel (esp. AmE), train, turbine
pipe
iron
bath, room

The hotel has a steam room.

age (esp. BrE)
PHRASES
the age of steam (esp. BrE)

the sights and smells of the age of steam

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verb
Steam is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑train
Steam is used with these nouns as the object: ↑fish, ↑rice, ↑vegetables

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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