Steam v. i. [imp. & p. p. Steamed p. pr. & vb. n. Steaming.]
1. To emit steam or vapor.
My brother's ghost hangs hovering there,
O'er his warm blood, that steams into the air. --Dryden.
Let the crude humors dance
In heated brass, steaming with fire intense. --J. Philips.
2. To rise in vapor; to issue, or pass off, as vapor.
The dissolved amber . . . steamed away into the air. --Boyle.
3. To move or travel by the agency of steam.
The vessel steamed out of port. --N. P. Willis.
4. To generate steam; as, the boiler steams well.
adj 1: cooked in steam; "steamed clams"
2: aroused to impatience or anger; "made an irritated gesture";
"feeling nettled from the constant teasing"; "peeved about
being left out"; "felt really pissed at her snootiness";
"riled no end by his lies"; "roiled by the delay" [syn: annoyed,
irritated, miffed, nettled, peeved, pissed, pissed
off, riled, roiled, stunng]