Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In a steam-engine, etc., the space which is occupied by steam.

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Examples

  • The work conditions at Kennedy, which has been a fixture in Elmira since 1907, have always been steam-room hot and dangerous, legendarily hellish.

    Zebratown

  • Most of the time I sit with him in the bathroom, hot water running through our shower-head to create a steam-room (which doesn't take that long, really, as our bathroom is the size of a phone booth), and feel like the evil witch in a fairy tale, luring my boy into a false sense of security as I bounce him on my lap and let him play with the shower curtain.

    Meredith Lopez: Mommy Vs. The Suction Bulb

  • Anastasia backs up against the steam-room door and wails.

    Maximum Security

  • Anastasia backs up against the steam-room door and wails.

    Maximum Security

  • Anastasia backs up against the steam-room door and wails.

    Maximum Security

  • It was warm enough; almost as warm as the steam-room of a

    Dwellers in the Mirage

  • For instance, all of the fellows wore white robes with their names stitched in back for their daily steam-room ritual.

    Sinatra The Man Behind the Myth

  • If she was the person who had bolted the steam-room door, would she want to call attention to herself by flagrantly sparking a verbal battle?

    Undercover Vows

  • A few minutes in the steam-room (not more than five) or some calisthenics to warm up the blood, then a fast hundred.

    Swimming Scientifically Taught A Practical Manual for Young and Old

  • The one I found was in charge of an ex-submarine sailor, and when I was shut in the steam-room I wondered if he were going to try any "frightfulness," for I was the only person in the bath.

    War in the Garden of Eden

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