Simple Definition of steamer
: a container in which food is cooked with steam
: a boat or ship that is powered by steam
: a type of clam that has a thin shell and that is often cooked by being steamed
Examples of steamer in a sentence
We rode a steamer down the Mississippi.
First Known Use of steamer
STEAMER Defined for Kids
Definition of steamer for Students
1 : a ship powered by steam
2 : a container in which something is steamed <a vegetable steamer>
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