NSA technology, so far as Carter knows, does not rise to the level of tea kettles for steaming open envelopes.
And puffing, sweating, and steaming down there on that beach on the first night of Hell Week, I understood it.
A pair of urns dispensed coffee and the man in the knit cap raised a steaming Styrofoam cup.
The Caine is finally decommissioned in the fall of 1945, after steaming its broken-down way home from Okinawa.
After, I became a scary, unwaxed, steaming pile of humanity.
A steaming plate of spaghetti a la Italien was before him, to his left a large bowl of salad, to his right a bottle of red wine.
Here it was then in its reality, and I, at length, steaming against its tide.
I therefore decided to lay a course for the Rockalls, from which we were now about a day's steaming.
The next morning the two ships were steaming out of the roads.
steaming at the rate of twelve knots, the war-ships would probably reach Acauhtzin in twenty-five hours.
Old English steam "vapor, fume," from Proto-Germanic *staumaz (cf. Dutch stoom), of unknown origin. Steam age first attested 1941. Steam heat as a method of temperature control recorded from 1904.
Old English stemen, stymen "to emit a scent or odor," from the root of steam (n.). Slang meaning "to make angry" is from 1922. Related: Steamed; steaming.
To rob someone thoroughly and subtly; strip someone
[1974+; fr the notion that the person being robbed must or might as well be blind]