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  • adjective Without steam.


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  • Cover the hardened heap of wax with a few layers of recycled newspaper, and melt the paraffin through the layers with your iron set on the medium, and steamless, setting.

    Michael DeJong: Hanukkah: How to Celebrate (And Clean Up After) the Festival of Lights 2009

  • But to the movie, you're right, it does lose steam but it also starts out a bit steamless, if that's a word.

    "Oh, sparrows!" Arbogast 2009

  • The ship in which he was to take passage -- a square-rigged, clipper sailing vessel in those steamless days -- was to clear from Greenock, one hundred and eighty miles from

    McGill and its Story, 1821-1921 Cyrus MacMillan 1916

  • The dew-damps still lay steamless, for the sun had made no sky-way,

    The Alarm 1898

  • I have been riding round the glorious mountain sides in a horseless, steamless, electricityless carriage, and been delighted to find hundreds of tons of coal shooting over my head at the crossings of the

    Among the Forces Henry White Warren 1871

  • M Star, which manufactures steamless pipes for the gas and oil industries.

    raquo; Breaking News from around Youngstown, Warren, Columbiana Ohio 2010

  • Hand of Man; cycling to the far side of BRC to meet with the rock opera people; picking up snow cones for Campbell on the way home; taking a steamless sauna in a form of igloo with about a dozen other naked men and women at 2008


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