Definition of lose steam
: to lose strength, force, or energy : to slow down Sales have lost steam in recent weeks.
Word by Word Definitions
: to miss from one's possession or from a customary or supposed place
: to suffer deprivation of : part with especially in an unforeseen or accidental manner
: a vapor arising from a heated substance
: the invisible vapor into which water is converted when heated to the boiling point
: the mist formed by the condensation on cooling of water vapor
: to give out as fumes : exhale
: to apply steam to
: to expose to the action of steam (as for softening or cooking)
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