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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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.
WASHINGTON, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The major sources of stock and archival footage will be on display at ACSIL FOOTAGE EXPO 2015 in the Midtown Loft & Terrace on April 29, 2015 as demand for digital video gathers steam across a range industries.
Abu Dhabi: Renewable energy deployment is gaining steam across the world, and realising the targets of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries alone will help save 220 billion litres of water, a top energy official announced in the capital today (January 17).
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.
With the Protestant movement gathering steam across Europe, a council convened in the northern Italian city of Trent, near the Austrian and Swiss borders, to fashion the church's response.
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.
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.
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.
They may as well steam across London, nudge John McCririck and Jackie Stallone out of the way, and rant away to Big Brother - for all the credibility they'll earn.