Part of speech: noun

Something moved by steam, as a steamship.

Part of speech: noun

A vessel in which something is steamed.

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Usage examples "steamer":

  1. A cab was ready, and we were only just in time to catch the steamer. - "Story of My Life, volumes 1-3", Augustus J. C. Hare.
  2. A steamer does not sail in any sense. - "Rollo in Geneva", Jacob Abbott.
  3. Each steamer carried as many as she could hold. - "Masters of the Wheat-Lands", Harold Bindloss.