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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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Keith's steam roller had worked around Ruthin until 1964 when it went to the south of England, and then the Isle of Wight.
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
Big hearted company owner Michael Gaines-Burrill, 55, will be delivering both Santa and presents to youngsters of the village outside the Miner's Arms pub in either his vintage steam roller or a traction engine.
The Birmingham Post, October 1953100 Years Ago A Moseley omnibus, laden with passengers, was overthrown yesterday afternoon, owing to the leading horse of the team being frightened by a steam roller, and dashing up an embankment on the side of the road.
Mr Hyslop, 76, thought the Fowler steam roller had been scrapped until he was contacted by Philip.
Smoke billowed from a steam roller as it chugged and tooted along followed by some tractors.
This tragic accident involved a steam roller and all road steam has been suspended until completion of the investigation.
The Court One crowd expected Djokovic to steam roller his way through the first set, but the Serb did not seem himself in the opening stages.
Meanwhile the famous trophy itself is to be flattened under Giovanni's steam roller, before 2006 champions Italy return it to Fifa, to better facilitate its posting to the English FA headquarters in London's Soho Square.
Sun Oct 25 LEGO' City Doctor's Car Mon Oct 26 LEGO' City Farmer & Tractor Tues Oct 27 LEGO' Creator Lizard Wed Oct 28 LEGO' City Steam Roller Thurs Oct 29 LEGO' Creator Cargo Chopper Fri Oct 30 LEGO' Creator Shark Sat Oct 31 LEGO' City Police Boat Sun Nov 1 LEGO' City Police 4X4 Mon Nov 2 LEGO' Creator Stegosaurus Tue Nov 3 LEGO' Racers Off Road Racer Wed Nov 4 LEGO' Creator 4X4 Thurs Nov 5 Collector box Fri Nov 6 Playmat
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.