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steam

(stēm) [AS. steam, vapor]
1. The invisible vapor into which water is converted at the boiling point.
2. The mist formed by condensation of water vapor.
3. Any vaporous exhalation.

steam

the vapor created by heating water to 212°F (100°C).

steam sterilization
see sterilization (2).
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Molly Kelly, 9, at the wheel of Molly, a 1912 steam roller first owned by Anglesey Council - renamed for her by dad Alan (right), who has restored it Picture: RICHARD WILLIAMS
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Add the City Steam Roller to your collection and collect more toys every day until the end of next week with your Daily Record and Sunday Mail.
This served as a shelter for the night watchman as he kept guard over the tools and equipment, including the steam roller and the pile of coal to fuel it.
With Australia attempting to steam roller the opposition it was Nigeria, the current holders, who sealed an exciting game in front of a 40,000 crowd with another opportunist goal from Agaliv.
He stopped the steam roller and noticed Karl lying about 15 to 20ft behind the trailer on the road.
The father and son, from Darlington, had been driving a vintage steam roller around the open air attraction for visitors to see and had also attached a trailer to the back.
Smoke billowed from a steam roller as it chugged and tooted along followed by some tractors.
When did we think twice about Tom being flattened by a steam roller in his pursuit of Jerry?
ROLL up, roll up for today's fabulous FREE toy - the LEGO City Steam Roller.
Someone I spoke to said their relation remembered it and said the story referred to a steam roller in the road.
Meanwhile at Bewdley Station, Daisy will be giving rides throughout the day, Grumpy George the steam roller will be in the car park near the family room and Duck the pannier tank will be resting in the yard.