impervious to steam.
(of joints, cylinders, etc) being sealed in such a way that steam cannot leak out
- Steam trap
noun 1. a device in a steam pipe that collects and discharges condensed water
- Steam whistle
noun 1. a type of whistle sounded by a blast of steam, as used formerly in factories, on locomotives, etc
adjective, steamier, steamiest. 1. consisting of or resembling steam. 2. full of or abounding in steam; emitting steam. 3. covered with or as if with condensed steam: a steamy bathroom mirror. 4. hot and humid. 5. Informal. passionate or erotic. adjective steamier, steamiest 1. of, resembling, full of, or covered with steam 2. (informal) lustful […]
noun, Biochemistry. 1. the lipase present in pancreatic juice. noun 1. (biochem) a pancreatic lipase steapsin ste·ap·sin (stē-āp’sĭn) n. A digestive enzyme of pancreatic juice that catalyzes the hydrolysis of fats to fatty acids and glycerol. Also called triacylglycerol lipase.