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live steam

 (līv)
n.
Steam coming from a boiler at full pressure.

live steam

n
(Mechanical Engineering) steam supplied directly from a boiler at full pressure, before it has performed any work

live′ steam′

(laɪv)
n.
steam direct from the boiler and at full pressure, ready for use in work.
[1870–75, Amer.]
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Noun1.live steam - steam coming from a boiler at full pressure
steam - water at boiling temperature diffused in the atmosphere
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Arthur Brooks, chair of Merseyside Live Steam & Model Engineering Club, which was founded in 1943, said: "The site we are on will probably disappear under the bulldozer.
Display models will include giant cranes, live steam engines, pattern drawing machines and clocks.
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