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Noun
/ˈstēmər/,
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steamers, plural;
  1. A ship or boat powered by steam

  2. A steam locomotive

  3. A type of saucepan in which food can be steamed

  4. A device used to direct a jet of hot steam onto a garment in order to remove creases

  5. A wetsuit


  1. soft-shell clam: a clam that is usually steamed in the shell
  2. travel by means of steam power; "The ship steamed off into the Pacific"
  3. a cooking utensil that can be used to cook food by steaming it
  4. a ship powered by one or more steam engines
  5. soft-shell clam: an edible clam with thin oval-shaped shell found in coastal regions of the United States and Europe
  6. A food steamer or steam cooker is a kitchen appliance used to prepare various foods in a sealed vessel that limits the escape of air or liquids below a preset pressure.
  7. Cro is an American animated television series produced by the Children's Television Workshop and Film Roman. It debuted on September 18, 1993 as part of the Saturday morning line-up for fall 1993 on ABC. Cro did not do well with the viewers. ...
  8. A steamer (North America) or babycino (Commonwealth) is a drink of frothed milk but no coffee (hence no caffeine), which is available in some coffeehouses. ...
  9. A sloppy joe is an American dish of ground beef, onions, sweetened tomato sauce or ketchup and other seasonings, served on a hamburger bun. Commercially made sauces are also available. Textured vegetable protein may be used as a vegetarian substitute for the meat. ...
  10. A Wetsuit is a garment, usually made of foamed neoprene, which is worn by divers, windsurfers, canoeists, and others engaged in water sports, providing thermal insulation, abrasion resistance and buoyancy. ...
  11. Stanley Philip Smyl (born January 28, 1958) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey winger. As a junior, he appeared in three consecutive Memorial Cups with the New Westminster Bruins, winning the championship twice in 1977 and 1978. ...
  12. A cooking appliance that cooks by steaming; A vessel in which articles are subjected to the action of steam, as in washing, and in various processes of manufacture; A vessel propelled by steam; a steamship or steamboat; A steam-powered road locomotive; a traction engine; A wetsuit which has ...
  13. kettle-like steamers, available in a wide range of styles and colors, harness the heat energy of fireplaces and stoves and release warm moisturizing steam into the air.
  14. A horse whose odds are continually shortened in the face of heavy support.
  15. A horse whose price shortens dramatically in the betting prices.
  16. A full length wetsuit, normally with full length arms, but sometimes with short arms.
  17. Slang term for a navy destroyer powered by a boiler, such as the St. Laurent Class and her sister classes.
  18. A selection that has been backed heavily, which normally means odds are shortening.
  19. As opposed to a Steamboat, a light-draft vessel used in inland waters, a Steamship is a fully-armed sea-going ship powered by steam as opposed to sail.
  20. A horse backed significantly on the morning of the race, causing its odds to shorten markedly.
  21. A pipe. A swell steamer; a long pipe, such as is used by gentlemen to smoke.
  22. A type of cookware consisting of inserts or layers with perforations in the bottom, that are assembled together and used to cook food with the use of steam.
  23. A gambler who chases his/her losses. See also Pigeon and Plunger.
  24. The most important tool. Felt and straw can sometimes be blocked by hand (freeform), but they can never be blocked without heat and water.
  25. A fast moving competitor in terms of shortening odds. A steamer is usually caused by large sums of money being placed on the competitor and the bookie's reaction to it in order to balance their books to ensure a profit.