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Steaming vs. Baking

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Steaming

Steaming is a method of cooking using steam. This is often done with a food steamer, a kitchen appliance made specifically to cook food with steam, but food can also be steamed in a wok.
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Baking

Baking is a method of preparing food that uses dry heat, typically in an oven, but can also be done in hot ashes, or on hot stones. The most common baked item is bread but many other types of foods are baked.
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Steaming

Hot water vapor produced especially by boiling liquid water.
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Baking

To cook (food) with dry heat, especially in an oven.
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Steaming

Hot, pressurized water vapor used for heating, cooking, or to provide mechanical power.
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Baking

To harden or dry (something) by subjecting to heat in or as if in an oven
Bake bricks.
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Steaming

Power generated by the expansion of boiling water as it turns to vapor
An engine at full steam.
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Baking

To cook food with dry heat.
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Steaming

Steam heating.
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Baking

To become hardened or dry by or as if by having been subjected to the heat of an oven.
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Steaming

Condensed water vapor in the form of a mist or cloud
The steam from the teakettle.
The steam of the oxen's breath in the cold air.
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Baking

The act or process of baking.
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Steaming

Power; energy
The fundraising effort ran out of steam.
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Baking

An amount baked.
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Steaming

To produce or emit steam
The kettle is steaming. Let's make tea.
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Baking

A social gathering at which food is cooked by baking and then served.
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Steaming

To become or rise up as steam
The rain steamed off the hot pavement.
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Baking

Present participle of bake.
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Steaming

To become misted or covered with steam
The bathroom mirror steamed over.
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Baking

That bakes.
Baking bread; baking clay
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Steaming

To move by means of steam power.
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Baking

(figuratively) Of a person, an object, or the weather: very hot; boiling, broiling, roasting.
I'm baking – could you open the window?
The car was baking after having been parked in the sun the whole afternoon.
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Steaming

(Informal) To become very angry; fume.
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Baking

An action in which something is baked.
I'm going to do some baking this afternoon.
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Steaming

To expose to steam, as in cooking.
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Baking

The way in which something is baked.
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Steaming

To cover or mist with steam
The windows are steamed up.
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Baking

(countable) The production of a batch of baked product.
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Steaming

(Informal) To make angry
His laziness really steams me.
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Baking

The act or process of cooking in an oven, or of drying and hardening by heat or cold.
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Steaming

The action of steam on something.
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Baking

The quantity baked at once; a batch; as, a baking of bread.
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Steaming

The method of cooking by immersion in steam.
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Baking

Making bread or cake or pastry etc.
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Steaming

A form of robbery in which a large gang moves swiftly and violently through a bus, train, etc.; see Steaming (crime).
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Baking

Cooking by dry heat in an oven
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Steaming

Relating to the ability of a steam locomotive (etc.) to raise steam.
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Baking

As hot as if in an oven
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Steaming

Giving off steam.
We were served with steaming bowls of soup.
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Steaming

(slang) Very angry.
I was steaming when I heard about their betrayal.
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Steaming

Extremely drunk.
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Steaming

Present participle of steam
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Steaming

Emitting moisture in the form of vapor or mist;
A steaming kettle
Steaming towels
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Steaming

(used of heat) extremely;
The casserole was piping hot
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