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  • n. Power derived from water heated into steam, usually converted to motive power by a reciprocating engine or turbine.
  • n. Means of transportation based on such power, particularly steamboat/ship or steam train.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the force or energy of steam applied to produce results; power derived from a steam engine.

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