from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A table in which containers of cooked food are kept warm by hot water or steam circulating below.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A bench or table fitted with shallow steam-tight tanks: used in restaurants, etc., to keep cooked dishes warm.
  • noun A tabular arrangement of data relating to steam-pressures, temperatures, and quantities of heat.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A serving table or counter with heaters, traditionally using steam, to keep food warm.
  • noun engineering A data table containing the properties of steam under various conditions.


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