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blow off steam (informal) to express pent-up anger or frustration in speech or action.
let off steam (informal) to express pent-up anger or frustration in speech or action.
steam engine an engine which uses steam to supply energy to its mechanical parts.
steam fitter a mechanic who installs and repairs boilers, pipes, and the like in steam-pressure systems.
steam heat heat obtained by the circulation of steam in a closed system of pipes and radiators.
steam iron an electric iron that holds and heats water which is emitted in jets of steam onto the cloth being pressed.
steam shovel a large steam-powered machine for digging and excavating.
steam table a table or counter for keeping food hot, that is fitted with a variety of containers for food and heated from underneath by hot water or steam.