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  • The Terror and the Erebus had been steam-heated with desalinators for making seawater drinkable and enough canned food to last for years, and still the crew had been forced to walk away and abandon those fine ships.

    On Desperate Seas « A Fly in Amber

  • To the steam-heated banker who mortgages the farmer who needs more cows who need more pasture, wind is a minor nuisance. . .

    Bird Cloud

  • I wanted to sit in the old steam-heated library and look up at a portrait of a professor who had died dancing on our first night of school.

    Laura Munson: Bittersweet Homecomings

  • It's dryer than the Sahara in steam-heated buildings in New York, and our apartment is near the top of our building --- the harsh dry heat rises, making my lungs ache.

    Jesse Kornbluth: Holidays '09: Ten Things to Give That Won't Be On Other Lists

  • I wish I could say it was worth the wait, but the play is silly and the staging comprehensively ludicrous, Ms. Gugino's steam-heated performance notwithstanding.

    Eugene O'Neill, Master of Mirth

  • The almond farmers and handlers contend that their businesses have been seriously damaged and their futures jeopardized by a requirement that raw almonds be treated with propylene oxide (a toxic fumigant recognized as a carcinogen by the EPA) or steam-heated before they can be sold to American consumers.

    Almond Growers and Handlers File Federal Lawsuit

  • On 18 January, 2008 a 22 year-old employee of Caltherm (UK) Ltd, was helping to move an industrial steam-heated 'DMT' liquid oven weighing 800kg (over three-quarters of a ton) when the oven fell from the two pallet trucks that were being used to move it.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • Because, in my steam-heated apartment, trees don't last more than two weeks before they go dry, brittle and droppy, endangering the ornaments and holiday dispositions everywhere.

    Farewell Christmas!

  • She prepares an aspic or solid, gelatinized "soup" that slips inside the dumpling and stays solid until steam-heated.

    Playing With Our Food

  • Very possibly Burgos is brilliantly lighted with electricity; only they have not got the electricity on, as in our steam-heated hotel they had not got the steam on.

    Familiar Spanish Travels

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