After steeping in this environment for a year, Sontag became the high priestess of French avant-garde culture.
All you need to do is shake up the steeping grounds a few hours in.
steeping is a method of cooking, by pouring boiling water over food, and letting it stand in a moderately warm place.
I could hear the fire crackling and smell the odour of steeping tea.
There are various ways of doing this: one is by steeping them in brandy.
The cotton is first of all prepared by steeping in a bath of 12 lb.
This is made by steeping the bark of the tree or the shell of the nut until the water is dark with colour.
The water which is taken off is sour, and is called sure water: this is the proper leaven for the first steeping of the materials.
This cereal is germinated by steeping it in water for forty-eight hours and is then dried in the sun.
The stalks are then bundled and retted by steeping in pools of stagnant water.
"having a sharp slope," Old English steap "high, lofty," from Proto-Germanic *staupaz (cf. Old Frisian stap, Middle High German *stouf), from PIE *steup- "to push, stick, knock, beat," with derivations referring to projecting objects (cf. Greek typtein "to strike," typos "a blow, mold, die;" Sanskrit tup- "harm," tundate "pushes, stabs;" Gothic stautan "push;" Old Norse stuttr "short"). The sense of "precipitous" is from c.1200. The slang sense "at a high price" is a U.S. coinage first attested 1856. Related: Steeply; steepness.
"to soak in a liquid," late 14c., of uncertain origin, originally in reference to barley or malt, probably cognate with Old Norse steypa "to pour out, throw" (or an unrecorded Old English cognate), from Proto-Germanic *staupijanan. Related: Steeped; steeping.
He or she was or is very angry: Houk was red-faced with anger. Steam was coming out of his ears (1960s+)