steamer是一个雅思常考词汇，这个词的常用解释为n. 蒸笼, 汽锅, 汽船, 轮船，这个词在很多英文原版小说中怎么应用呢，今天小编就带您了解一下。
-- A considerable crowd visited her every day, and the DUNCAN was the one topic of interest and conversation, to the great vexation of the different captains in the port, among others of Captain Burton, in command of the SCOTIA, a magnificent steamer lying close beside her, and bound for Calcutta.
-- The steamer came nearer and nearer.
-- Limmershin, the Winter Wren, told me the tale when he was blown on to the rigging of a steamer going to Japan, and I took him down into my cabin and warmed and fed him for a couple of days till he was fit to fly back to St. Paul's again.
-- He had been hoisted into a ship at the end of a steam crane and taken for days across the water, and made to car-ry a mortar on his back in a strange and rocky country very far from India, and had seen the Emperor Theodore lying dead in Magdala, and had come back again in the steamer entitled, so the soldiers said, to the Abyssinian War medal.
-- Then it came on straight toward the Viceroy and the Amir, and as it got nearer the ground began to shake, like the deck of a steamer when the engines are going fast.
-- Here is the estimate made by the Daily Telegraph:From London to Suez via Mont Cenis andBrindisi, by rail and steamboats ................. 7 daysFrom Suez to Bombay, by steamer .................... 13 "From Bombay to Calcutta, by rail ................... 3 "From Calcutta to Hong Kong, by steamer ............. 13 "From Hong Kong to Yokohama (Japan), by steamer ..... 6 "From Yokohama to San Francisco, by steamer ......... 22 "From San Francisco to New York, by rail ............. 7 "From New York to London, by steamer and rail ........ 9 " -------Total ............................................ 80 days."
-- Would he not find himself, when travelling by steamer in winter, at the mercy of the winds and fogs?
-- IN WHICH FIX, THE DETECTIVE, BETRAYS A VERY NATURAL IMPATIENCEThe circumstances under which this telegraphic dispatch about Phileas Fogg was sent were as follows:The steamer Mongolia, belonging to the Peninsular and Oriental Company, built of iron, of two thousand eight hundred tons burden, and five hundred horse-power, was due at eleven o'clock a.m. on Wednesday, the 9th of October, at Suez.
-- The detective was evidently inspired by the hope of obtaining the splendid reward which would be the prize of success, and awaited with a feverish impatience, easy to understand, the arrival of the steamer Mongolia.
-- "So you say, consul," asked he for the twentieth time, "that this steamer is never behind time?"
-- By this time it was six o'clock of a fine wide August morning, and as he ceased his swift work, as taut nerves slackened, he looked out of his lofty window and was conscious of the world below: bright roofs, jubilant towers, and a high-decked Sound steamer swaggering up the glossy river.
-- VI They started, Martin and Leora and Gustaf Sondelius, on a winter morning, on the six-thousand- ton steamer St. Buryan of the McGurk Line, which carried machinery and flour and codfish and motors to the Lesser Antilles and brought back molasses, cocoa, avocados, Trinidad asphalt.
-- As they drove upon a wharf littered with hides and boxes and disconsolate steerage passengers, he peered out of their crammed taxicab and announced that the bow of the St. Buryan--all they could see of it--reminded him of the Spanish steamer he had taken to the Cape Verde Isles.
-- Yes, they would stop at Blackwater, the port of St. Hubert, but they would anchor far out in the harbor; and while the passengers bound for St. Hubert would be permitted to go ashore, in the port-doctor's launch, no one in St. Hubert would be allowed to leave--nothing from that pest-hole would touch the steamer except the official mail, which the ship's surgeon would disinfect.
-- The steamer waited, rolling in a swell, while from the shore seemed to belch a hot miasma.
-- And there was another of them on a steamer last week used the most disgraceful language to the respectable family of a civil councillor, his wife and daughter.
-- Any foreign steamer that fell in our way and would take us up would do.
-- We found that a steamer for Hamburg was likely to suit our purpose best, and we directed our thoughts chiefly to that vessel.
-- The steamer for Hamburg and the steamer for Rotterdam would start from London at about nine on Thursday morning.
-- Here were the Leith, Aberdeen, and Glasgow steamers, loading and unloading goods, and looking immensely high out of the water as we passed alongside; here, were colliers by the score and score, with the coal-whippers plunging off stages on deck, as counterweights to measures of coal swinging up, which were then rattled over the side into barges; here, at her moorings was to-morrow's steamer for Rotterdam, of which we took good notice; and here to-morrow's for Hamburg, under whose bowsprit we crossed.
-- Startop could make out, after a few minutes, which steamer was first, and gave me the word "Hamburg," in a low voice, as we sat face to face.
-- They left the car in Mestre, in a garage, and took theregular steamer over to Venice.
-- With this spectacle before him, Arthur had risen to go, when from the inner Dock where the good ship Pancks was hove down when out in no cruising ground, the noise was heard of that steamer labouring towards him.
-- Amy likewise bore up stoutly till the steamer sailed.