What does steamer mean?

Definitions for steamer
ˈsti mərsteam·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. soft-shell clam, steamer, steamer clam, long-neck clamnoun

    a clam that is usually steamed in the shell

  2. steamernoun

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

  3. steamer, steamshipnoun

    a ship powered by one or more steam engines

  4. soft-shell clam, steamer, steamer clam, long-neck clam, Mya arenariaverb

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

  5. steamer, steamverb

    travel by means of steam power

    "The ship steamed off into the Pacific"


  1. steamernoun

    A cooking appliance that cooks by steaming.

  2. steamernoun

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

  3. steamernoun

    A vessel propelled by steam; a steamship or steamboat.

  4. steamernoun

    A steam-powered road locomotive; a traction engine.

  5. steamernoun

    A wetsuit which has long sleeves and long legs.

  6. steamernoun

    A dish of steamed clams.

  7. steamernoun

    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. steamernoun

    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. steamernoun

    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. steamernoun

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Steamernoun

    a vessel propelled by steam; a steamship or steamboat

  2. Steamernoun

    a steam fire engine. See under Steam

  3. Steamernoun

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

  4. Steamernoun

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

  5. Steamernoun

    the steamer duck

Anagrams for steamer »

  1. reteams, streame, teamers

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of steamer in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of steamer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of steamer in a Sentence

  1. Curt Viebranz:

    It's hard to believe, but only 50 years after his death, in the early 1850s, the home was in complete disrepair, a woman was taking a steamer (on the Potomac). It was the custom of the captain to ring the bell when he got in front of Mount Vernon. She looked up. She saw the shape of the house.

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