steamer
noun Date: 1802 1. a vessel in which articles are subjected to steam 2. a. a ship propelled by steam b. an engine, machine, or vehicle operated or propelled by steam 3. one that steams 4. soft-shell clam

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  • steamer — [ stimɶr ] n. m. • 1829; mot angl., de steam « vapeur » ♦ Anglic. Vieilli Bateau à vapeur. ⇒ navire, 2. vapeur. ● steamer nom masculin (anglais steamer, de steam, vapeur) Vieux. Navire à vapeur. ⇒STEAMER, subst. masc. Vieilli. Navire à vapeur.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Steamer — may refer to: * Jiffy steamer, a device used to remove wrinkles from garments and fabrics * Steamboat, a boat propelled by a paddlewheel or propeller under steam power * Stanley Steamer, a steam powered automobile * Fastball, nickname for the… …   Wikipedia

  • Steamer — Steam er ( [ e]r), n. 1. A vessel propelled by steam; a steamship or steamboat. [1913 Webster] 2. A steam fire engine. See under {Steam}. [1913 Webster] 3. A road locomotive for use on common roads, as in agricultural operations. [1913 Webster] 4 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Steamer — (Steamboat, engl., spr. ßtīmer, ßtīmbōt), Dampfschiff …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Steamer — (engl., spr. stihmĕr), Dampfschiff …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Steamer — Steamer,der:⇨Dampfer(1) …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • steamer — /ˈstimer, ingl. ˈstiːmə(r)/ [vc. ingl., da steam «vapore»] s. m. inv. (mar.) nave a vapore …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • steamer — ► NOUN 1) a ship or boat powered by steam. 2) a type of saucepan in which food can be steamed …   English terms dictionary

  • steamer — [stēm′ər] n. 1. something operated by steam power, as a steamship or, formerly, a steam powered automobile 2. a container in which things are cooked, cleaned, etc. with steam 3. a person or thing that steams 4. SOFT SHELL CLAM …   English World dictionary

  • steamer — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ coastal, lake, river ▪ passenger, pleasure (both BrE) ▪ tramp ▪ paddle (BrE) …   Collocations dictionary

  • Steamer — Das Wort Steamer (engl. [ stiːmə], Dampfer) bezeichnet: ein Dampfschiff ein in Verpflegungsbetrieben verwendetes Gargerät, siehe auch Heißluftdämpfer ein Dampfbügelgerät, welches nur mit Hilfe von heißem Dampf alle Arten von Stoffen glättet,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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