steam into (some place)

steam into (some place)

1. To enter some place under the power of a steam engine. We stood on the pier and watched the ship steam into the harbor. The train steamed into the station at exactly 8:35 AM.
2. To enter some place in a very angry and animated manner. The child steamed into the kitchen and sat down at the table in a grumpy huff. The boss steamed into the office and started shouting at everyone about the latest financial results.
See also: steam