steamer

Definitions of steamer
  1. noun
    a cooking utensil that can be used to cook food by steaming it
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    type of:
    cooking utensil, cookware
    a kitchen utensil made of material that does not melt easily; used for cooking
  2. noun
    a ship powered by one or more steam engines
    synonyms: steamship
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    paddle steamer, paddle-wheeler
    a steam vessel propelled by paddle wheels
    tramp, tramp steamer
    a commercial steamer for hire; one having no regular schedule
    side-wheeler
    a paddle steamer having a paddle wheel on each side
    sternwheeler
    a paddle steamer having the paddle wheel in the stern
    type of:
    ship
    a vessel that carries passengers or freight
  3. noun
    an edible clam with thin oval-shaped shell found in coastal regions of the United States and Europe
    synonyms: Mya arenaria, long-neck clam, soft-shell clam, steamer clam
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    type of:
    clam
    burrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud; the shell closes with viselike firmness
  4. noun
    a clam that is usually steamed in the shell
    synonyms: long-neck clam, soft-shell clam, steamer clam
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    type of:
    clam
    flesh of either hard-shell or soft-shell clams
  5. verb
    travel by means of steam power
    synonyms: steam
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    type of:
    go, locomote, move, travel
    change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
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