steam across

steam across something

[for a ship] to cross a body of water under power. (Originally referred to steam engines, but now can be any sort of engine.) How long does it take to steam across the Atlantic these days? We steamed across the bay in less than an hour.
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As protests against Padmavati gathers steam across India, former beauty queen and actress Dia Mirza has questioned the safety of women in the country.
As the economic headwinds continue to pick up steam across the region, and 'cautious expansion' continues to remain the operative mantra for most employers, HR functions are now being asked by their Board's and executive Leadership teams to answer a challenging yet reasonable question -- how does the company's current performance management process improve business results and vice versa?
But today, sociologist Piettre believes the UDMF is surfing on a larger sense of Muslim identity that has been gathering steam across Europe.
Steam across the Settle & Carlisle Line Every Sunday 19th July to 6th September 2015 Travel by steam over the dramatic Settle & Carlisle Railway, including the famous Ribblehead Viaduct, passing through England's highest railway station Dent and enjoying magnificent views across the Fells to the Three Peaks.
Steam across the Settle & Carlisle Line Saturday 18th July and 1st August 2015 Travel by steam over the dramatic Settle & Carlisle Railway, including the famous Ribblehead Viaduct, passing through England's highest railway station Dent and enjoying magnificent views across the Fells to the Three Peaks.
At a time when the Boycott, Sanctions and Divestment (BDS) movement is gaining steam across Europe and when people are beginning to realize the true face of Israel, such attacks will only help anti-Palestine propagandists.
Steam across the Cumbrian Fells and the famous Settle & Carlisle Line.
In the past few weeks, the Modi bandwagon has gathered steam across the country, reeling in both old BJP allies like Ram Vilas Paswan and new converts such as Satpal Maharaj.
The site uses steam across the plant for everything from process hot water to sterilisation and CIP, to produce its Pataks sauces.
The furniture giant, which had its main manufacturing complex across Park Street from the pool, piped steam across the street to the pool's heating system.
New Delhi, Aug 22 (ANI): With social activist Anna Hazare's anti-graft stir gaining steam across the country, political leaders and the 'common man' united to step up pressure on the central government to resolve the simmering row over the formulation of a strong Lokpal Bill.
Both of these new forms of antisemitism emanate from the Muslim world, but have gathered support and steam across the world and the political spectrum.
Originally released as two separate programs, Steam Across America Combo DVD combines two steam railroading shows captured on 16 mm by rail photographer Bruce Ward, "Volume I--The East" and "Volume II--The West" on one DVD.
There's enough material here for a powerful story of onstage/offstage family conflict, but the movie fails to build a dramatic head of steam across its two-hour-plus span.
Of course, and for Merseyside at least, the daily occurrence of swirling steam across a railway station was consigned to the history books in 1968 when British Rail switched from coal power to diesel, then, in many areas, electrification.