Meaning of STEAM in English

STEAM

I.

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ hot

… OF STEAM

▪ cloud , jet

The saucepan puffed little jets of ~.

VERB + STEAM

▪ generate , produce

STEAM + VERB

▪ come , escape

▪ rise

Steam rose from her mug of cocoa.

▪ condense

▪ drive sth

The engine is driven by ~.

▪ hiss

STEAM + NOUN

▪ power

▪ engine , locomotive , ship (usually steamship ) , shovel ( esp. AmE ), train , turbine

▪ pipe

▪ iron

▪ bath , room

The hotel has a ~ room.

▪ age ( esp. BrE )

PHRASES

▪ the age of ~ ( esp. BrE )

the sights and smells of the age of ~

II.

verb

Steam is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ train

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

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .