- steam-tight «STEEM TYT», adjective.impervious to the passage of steam under pressure.
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Steam engine — A steam engine is a heat engine that performs mechanical work using steam as its working fluid. [ [http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/564472/steam engine steam engine Britannica Online Encyclopedia ] ] Steam engines have a long history,… … Wikipedia
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Steam (East 17 album) — Infobox Album Name = Steam Type = Studio Artist = East 17 Released = 13 October, 1994 Recorded = 1994 Genre = Pop Length = 45:68 Label = Universal/PolyGram Producer = Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|3|5 [http://wc01.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg token … Wikipedia
tight — tightly, adv. tightness, n. /tuyt/, adj. tighter, tightest, adv., tighter, tightest. adj. 1. firmly or closely fixed in place; not easily moved; secure: a tight knot. 2. drawn or stretched so as to be tense; taut. 3. affording little or no extra… … Universalium
tight — /taɪt / (say tuyt) adjective 1. firmly or closely fixed in place; not easily moved; secure: a tight knot. 2. drawn or stretched so as to be tense; taut. 3. fitting closely, especially too closely: tight trousers. 4. difficult to deal with or… … Australian English dictionary
Hold My Body Tight — is the fifth single from East 17 s second album Steam . Itfollowed Around The World , Steam , Stay Another Day , and Let It Rain into the UKchart. It was the only single from the album not to make the UK Top 10, peaking at #12 … Wikipedia
automobile — automobilist /aw teuh meuh bee list, moh bi list/, n. /aw teuh meuh beel , aw teuh meuh beel , aw teuh moh beel, beuhl/, n. 1. a passenger vehicle designed for operation on ordinary roads and typically having four wheels and a gasoline or diesel… … Universalium
Fairlie locomotive — For other uses of Fairlie, see Fairlie (disambiguation). A Fairlie is a type of articulated steam locomotive that has the driving wheels on bogies. The locomotive may be double ended (a double Fairlie) or single ended (a single Fairlie). Fairlies … Wikipedia
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Baldwin, Matthias William — ▪ American manufacturer born Dec. 10, 1795, Elizabethtown, N.J., U.S. died Sept. 7, 1866, Philadelphia, Pa. manufacturer whose significant improvements of the steam (steam engine) locomotive included a steam tight metal joint that permitted … Universalium