Steam is a digital distribution, digital rights management, multiplayer, and communications platform developed by Valve Corporation. It is used to distribute games and related media online, from small independent developers to larger software houses. However, in October 2012, Valve expanded the service to include non-gaming software. Steam provides the user with installation and automatic management of software across multiple computers, as well as community features such as friends lists and groups, cloud saving, and in-game voice and chat functionality. The software provides a freely available application programming interface, Steamworks, that developers can ...

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  1. The vapor formed when water changes from liquid phase to gas phase.
  2. Pressurized water vapour used for heating, cooking, or to provide mechanical energy.
  3. Internal energy for motive power.
    After three weeks in bed he was finally able to sit up under his own steam.
  4. Pent-up anger.
    Dad had to go outside to blow off some steam.
  5. A steam-powered vehicle.
  6. Travel by means of a steam-powered vehicle.
  7. Any exhalation.


  1. To cook with steam.
  2. To expose to the action of steam; to apply steam to for softening, dressing, or preparing.
    to steam wood or cloth
  3. To produce or vent steam.
  4. To rise in vapour; to issue, or pass off, as vapour.
  5. To become angry; to fume; to be incensed.
  6. To make angry.
    It really steams me to see her treat him like that.
  7. To be covered with condensed water vapor.
    With all the heavy breathing going on the windows were quickly steamed in the car.
  8. To travel by means of steam power.
    We steamed around the Mediterranean.
  9. To move with great or excessive purposefulness.
    If he heard of anyone picking the fruit he would steam off and lecture them.
  10. To exhale.


  1. Old-fashioned; from before the digital age.

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