Steam gun

Related to Steam gun: steam cleaner
a machine or contrivance from which projectiles may be thrown by the elastic force of steam.

See also: Steam

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Resembling a cross between an early fire engine and an oversize funnel, early in the Civil War the Winans Steam Gun received considerable, if somewhat misplaced, publicity.
Lamb presents A Strange Engine of War: The "Winans" Steam Gun and the Civil War in Maryland, a study of the impact that a technological weapon of mass destruction had on the American Civil War.
Furniture that is covered with soft fabric needs to be treated with a steam gun (temperature must reach 120 degrees).
If you are looking for a more effective and less disruptive alternative to the steam gun and insecticide treatment, there is one available.
DeLonghi also introduced two other steam cleaners -- the Steam Gun and Steam Magic.