Definitions for steamerˈsti mər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. soft-shell clam, steamer, steamer clam, long-neck clam(noun)

    a clam that is usually steamed in the shell

  2. steamer(noun)

    a cooking utensil that can be used to cook food by steaming it

  3. steamer, steamship(noun)

    a ship powered by one or more steam engines

  4. soft-shell clam, steamer, steamer clam, long-neck clam, Mya arenaria(verb)

    an edible clam with thin oval-shaped shell found in coastal regions of the United States and Europe

  5. steamer, steam(verb)

    travel by means of steam power

    "The ship steamed off into the Pacific"


  1. steamer(Noun)

    A cooking appliance that cooks by steaming.

  2. steamer(Noun)

    A vessel in which articles are subjected to the action of steam, as in washing, and in various processes of manufacture.

  3. steamer(Noun)

    A vessel propelled by steam; a steamship or steamboat.

  4. steamer(Noun)

    A steam-powered road locomotive; a traction engine.

  5. steamer(Noun)

    A wetsuit which has long sleeves and long legs.

  6. steamer(Noun)

    A dish of steamed clams.

  7. steamer(Noun)

    The steamer duck; a genus of ducks in the bird family Anatidae. All of the four species occur in South America, and all except one are flightless.

    Note: see Wikipedia article on

  8. steamer(Noun)

    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.

    1864: of all the dishes ever brought to table, nothing equals that of the steamer uE000180922uE001 Edward Abbott, The English and Australian Cookery Book: Cookery for the Many, as Well as for the 'Upper Ten Thousand', London, 1864, in turn giving as his source "Australia, by Melville" (quoted in Acquired Tastes: Celebrating Australia's Culinary History, Colin Bannerman (and others), published by the National Library of Australia, 1998, ISBN 0-642-10693-2, page 14)

  9. steamer(Noun)

    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).

  10. steamer(Noun)

    A horse whose odds are decreasing (becoming shorter) because bettors are backing it.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Steamer(noun)

    a vessel propelled by steam; a steamship or steamboat

  2. Steamer(noun)

    a steam fire engine. See under Steam

  3. Steamer(noun)

    a road locomotive for use on common roads, as in agricultural operations

  4. Steamer(noun)

    a vessel in which articles are subjected to the action of steam, as in washing, in cookery, and in various processes of manufacture

  5. Steamer(noun)

    the steamer duck

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  1. reteams, streame, teamers

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