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steam

noun
verb
phrases
noun
1 noun vapourgal fem2  c m usteam from the kettle gal as an gciteal 2 noun condensationgal fem2  c m uhe wiped the steam from the window ghlan sé an ghal den fhuinneog
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3 noun ENG as means of power, propulsiongal fem2  c m ugal uiscethe train is powered by steam cumhacht gaile a úsáideann an traeinthe days of steam ré na n-inneall gailethe ship travelled under steam sheol an long faoi ghalto get up steam dul faoi iomlán gailesteam generator gineadóir gailesteam train traein ghaile
verb
4 verb COOK cook using steam TRANSITIVEgalaigh verb  c m ugalbhruith verb  c m ubruith le gal 5 verb apply steam to TRANSITIVEgal a chur legal a chur faoihe steamed open my letter chuir sé gal le mo litir, d'oscail sé mo litir le gal 6 verb give off steam INTRANSITIVEthe pot was steaming bhí gal ón bpota, bhí an pota le galshe was steaming after the race bhí sí ag cur allais i ndiaidh an rásathe city steamed like a dunghill bhí boladh bréan ón gcathair, bhí boladh bréan leis an gcathair 7 verb move very fast INTRANSITIVEtéigh ar nós na gaoitherop verb  c m uhe steamed down the road chuaigh sé síos an bóthar ar nós na gaoithe 8 verb TRANSP train INTRANSITIVEthe train steamed into the station tháinig an traein isteach sa stáisiún crochta, tháinig an traein isteach ar lánluas 9 verb NAUT ship INTRANSITIVEseol faoi lán seoilthe ship steamed back to Cork sheol an long faoi lán seoil ar ais go Corcaigh
phrases

at full steam

(also

full steam

) (US) faoi lán seoilfaoi iomlán gaile

full steam ahead

1 nautical order NAUTar aghaidh faoi lánluas 2 expressing enthusiasmar aghaidh linn faoi lán seoil

to gather steam

(also

pick up steam

) dul ó neart go neartbheith ag bailiú nirtdul i dtreise

to have steam coming out of your ears

informal bheith le ceangalbheith ar mirebheith ar buileshe had steam coming out of her ears bhí sí ar mire, bhí toit ag teacht as a cluasa

to let off steam

(also

to blow off steam

) informal 1 work off excess energytú féin a thuirsiú 2 vent your angerdo racht a ligeanracht a chur díot

to take the steam out of sth

an ghoimh a bhaint as rudan teas a bhaint as rud

under your own steam

ar do chonlán féinas do stuaim féin

to run out of steam

an ghaoth a bheith imithe as do sheoltashe ran out of steam in the second half thit an tóin aisti sa dara leath

to get steamed

adjectivebheith ar deargmheiscebheith stiúgtha óltabheith caochtabheith ar do chaoilhe got steamed at the party bhí sé ar deargmheisce ag an gcóisir, bhí sé ar a chaid ag an gcóisir, ní raibh cos faoi ag an gcóisir

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