Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A box or chamber in which articles are placed to be steamed.
  • noun A steam-chest.
  • noun A steamdome.
  • noun The steam-room or steam-space in a boiler or engine.

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Examples

  • The steam-chamber of Watt, the locomotive of Stephenson, the cotton-mule of Roberts, perform the labor of the world.

    V. English Traits. Ability

  • The tire of one of the heavy driving wheels flew off, and in the shock the body of the wheel itself was broken, one spoke and a portion of the circumference of the wheel was carried away, and the steam-chamber was ripped open.

    North America

  • It also acted as a steam-chamber to keep the bed-plate warm; but this was not used for the purpose, since the steaming process rendered it unnecessary.

    History of the Confederate Powder Works

  • The steam-chamber of Watt, the locomotive of Stephenson, the cotton-mule of Roberts, perform the labor of the world.

    English Traits (1856)

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