[syn: steamer, steam]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Steamer \Steam"er\ (-[~e]r), n.
1. A vessel propelled by steam; a steamship or steamboat.
2. A steam fire engine. See under Steam.
3. A road locomotive for use on common roads, as in
4. A vessel in which articles are subjected to the action of
steam, as in washing, in cookery, and in various processes
5. (Zool.) The steamer duck.
Steamer duck (Zool.), a sea duck (Tachyeres cinereus),
native of Patagonia and Terra del Fuego, which swims and
dives with great agility, but which, when full grown, is
incapable of flight, owing to its very small wings. Called
also loggerhead, race horse, and side-wheel duck.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a clam that is usually steamed in the shell [syn: soft-
shell clam, steamer, steamer clam, long-neck clam]
2: a cooking utensil that can be used to cook food by steaming
3: a ship powered by one or more steam engines [syn: steamer,
4: an edible clam with thin oval-shaped shell found in coastal
regions of the United States and Europe [syn: soft-shell
clam, steamer, steamer clam, long-neck clam, Mya
v 1: travel by means of steam power; "The ship steamed off into
the Pacific" [syn: steamer, steam]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
26 Moby Thesaurus words for "steamer":
Dungeness crab, Japanese crab, blue point, clam, coquillage, crab,
crawdad, crawfish, crayfish, langouste, limpet, littleneck clam,
lobster, mussel, oyster, periwinkle, prawn, quahog, scallop,
shellfish, shrimp, snail, soft-shell crab, steamboat, steamship,