Associations to the word «Steamer»

Pictures for the word «Steamer»


STEAMER, noun. (cookware) A cooking appliance that cooks by steaming.
STEAMER, noun. (Discuss([/2016/?action=edit&section=new&preloadtitle=%5B%5BSteamer%5D%5D +]) this sense) A vessel in which articles are subjected to the action of steam, as in washing, and in various processes of manufacture.
STEAMER, noun. (steamship): A vessel propelled by steam; a steamship or steamboat.
STEAMER, noun. A steam-powered road locomotive; a traction engine.
STEAMER, noun. A wetsuit which has long sleeves and long legs.
STEAMER, noun. A dish of steamed clams.
STEAMER, noun. Any species of the duck genus Tachyeres, of which all four species occur in South America, and three are flightless.
STEAMER, noun. (Australia) (food) (obsolete) A food made by cooking diced meat very slowly in a tightly sealed pot, with a minimum of flavourings, allowing it to steam in its own juices; popular circa 1850 but apparently no longer so by the 1900s.
STEAMER, noun. (obsolete) A steam fire engine, a fire engine consisting of a steam boiler and engine, and pump which is driven by the engine, combined and mounted on wheels (Webster 1913).
STEAMER, noun. (horse racing) A horse whose odds are decreasing (becoming shorter) because bettors are backing it.
STEAMER, noun. Short for steamer trunk.
STEAMER, noun. (UK) (crime) (slang) Member of a youth gang who engages in robbing and escaping as a large group.
STEAMER, noun. (UK) (sex) (slang) Oral sex performed on a man.
STEAMER, noun. (UK) (slang) A homosexual man with a preference for passive partners.
STEAMER, noun. (UK) (crime) (slang) A prostitute's client.
STEAMER, noun. (US) (gambling) (slang) A gambler who increases a wager after losing.
STEAMER, noun. (UK) (Scotland) (slang) A drinking session.
STEAMER, noun. A babycino (frothy milk drink).
STEAMER CHAIR, noun. A folding chair like a deck chair but sturdier, with wooden support rather than canvas.
STEAMER DUCK, noun. A bird of the genus Tachyeres in the family Anatidae, the family of duck, goose and swan.

Dictionary definition

STEAMER, noun. A clam that is usually steamed in the shell.
STEAMER, noun. A cooking utensil that can be used to cook food by steaming it.
STEAMER, noun. A ship powered by one or more steam engines.
STEAMER, noun. An edible clam with thin oval-shaped shell found in coastal regions of the United States and Europe.
STEAMER, verb. Travel by means of steam power; "The ship steamed off into the Pacific".

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John Locke