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steaming (mad)

Very irate and upset. I was positively steaming by the time the end of the meeting. How dare the boss speak to me that way? Mom didn't say anything, but I could tell she was steaming mad.
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steaming (mad)

Fig. very angry; very mad; very upset. The steaming coach yelled at the clumsy players. The principal was steaming mad when he found that his office had been vandalized.
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It is likely that the increased softening as a result of pressure steaming conditions is enhancing stress relief, which couples with the top weighting of stacks to reduce twist.
The question has been raised as to whether the twist reduction from pressure steaming is permanent, or whether the wood has a "memory" such that in subsequent exposure to moisture change the twist properties of pressure-steamed material become similar to those of wood steamed at the normal 100[degrees]C In this technical note, we present the results of a study on the effect of final pressure steaming at 150[degrees]C, on both twist after drying and after subsequent humidity cycling.
Lyness says that she had always done her steaming the old-fashioned way, in bamboo steamers and other nonmechanical devices.
Oily fish are buttery and mild-flavored after steaming.
Poor fill, improperly designed vents or partially plugged vents are three factors that could affect part density or steaming.