adjective, steamier, steamiest.
consisting of or resembling steam.
full of or abounding in steam; emitting steam.
covered with or as if with condensed steam:
a steamy bathroom mirror.
hot and humid.
Informal. passionate or erotic.
adjective steamier, steamiest
of, resembling, full of, or covered with steam
(informal) lustful or erotic: steamy nightlife
steam someone up
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.
1. variant of stearo- before a vowel: stearate.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a salt or ester of stearic acid. noun 1. any salt or ester of stearic acid stearate ste·a·rate (stē’ə-rāt’, stēr’āt’) n. A salt or an ester of stearic acid. stearate (stē’ə-rāt’, stîr’āt’) A salt or ester of stearic acid, containing the group C17H35COO.
adjective 1. of or relating to suet or fat. 2. of or derived from stearic acid. adjective 1. of or relating to suet or fat 2. of, consisting of, containing, or derived from stearic acid