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noun as in energy

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Both sides of Prop 22 are going full steam ahead in their efforts to sway California voters.

Competitors can add a bunch of milk, shape the oatmeal into tapas, brulee it, steam it, or bake it.

From Eater

When you can’t step away ever or let off the steam in a healthy way it can be very difficult.

From Digiday

Equities usually lose steam and then bounce back over several months, not weeks.

From Fortune

Sailors screamed and moaned piteously on the upper decks, the steady hiss of steam in their ears.

In 2006, the firm presided over a routine steam-injection procedure known as “well stimulation.”

Parenting a kid that can get from place to place under his own steam is a whole new ballgame.

But as one deadly malady loses steam, another may be exploding: hunger.

Either way, the Navy is proceeding full steam ahead in preparing the DDG-1000 for sea.

In the 19th century, steam-powered printing presses led to mass circulations newspapers and magazines.

A colossal steam "traveller" had ceaselessly carried great blocks of stone and long steel girders from point to point.

Two huge steam engines had snorted and puffed for three whole years.

Greenlaw (Charles P.), his efforts in obtaining steam for India, 560.

The steamboat of 1809 and the steam locomotive of 1830 were the direct result of what had gone before.

The Comet started on her first trip up the Arkansas, being the first steam boat that ascended that river.


On this page you'll find 72 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to steam, such as: beef, force, might, muscle, potency, and power.

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