To see kettles in your dream, denotes great and laborious work before you.
To see a kettle of boiling water, your struggles will soon end and a change will come to you.
To see a broken kettle, denotes failure after a mighty effort to work out a path to success.
For a young woman to dream of handling dark kettles, foretells disappointment in love and marriage; but a light-colored kettle brings to her absolute freedom from care, and her husband will be handsome and worthy.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
Where cooking takes place and where life is renewed. In the mythology of the Mabinogions (medieval Welsh lore), the kettle was where dead soldiers were brought back to life.
The kettle, just like any of the containers in alchemy, is where transformation of matter takes place, and for that reason it is reminiscent of the uterus or the center of the earth.
The kettle is almost always a sign of creative energy. Figuratively speaking, it is the kettle where the vitality of the dreamer is transformed into something new. It is the blended pot where emotional energy and the power of the soul are blended together to create the individual personality.
A kettle, being a hollow vessel, can symbolize magic and magical forces working for the greater good, and can have the same significance as a cauldron. It is often taken to symbolize transformation and change.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Gives gender - specific: As a cooking utensil, a kettle combines the power of fire and water to create usable nourishment. In a woman’s dream a broken kettle, or one with a hole in it, can signify a perhaps temporary loss of energy or power. In a man’s dream a kettle may denote aspects of interdependency within his relationships – a kettle is no use without fire or power.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Vision: Listening to a kettle drum: in the case of legal or other conflicts, be very careful and try to reach an amiable compromise. Playing the kettle drum: be less heartless and arrogant— that will only get you negative attention. Doing a “drum roll”: cither announces that you arc a miserable loser or declares you a victorious hero.
Depth Psychology: Are you playing the kettle drum with too much zeal only to get you negative attention? Are you hiding too much ambition behind such zeal? If not, expect good news soon. See Drum, Trumpet.... Dreamers Dictionary
Vision: Billowing steam means that the goals you have set for yourself are ill defined and the dream symbolizes your insecurities and Aggression. Your work may have been all for naught and worthless.
The steam of a locomotive is a promise of great projects to come your way. Steam from a boiling pot on the stove; pay attention—family differences are about to surface.
Depth Psychology: Steam represents the amount of energy you invest in what you do; it also might be symbolic of anger you have repressed. Maybe you invested more energy in a project than was called for? The dream is a warning to release stress and tension to prevent the “pot” firom boiling over or exploding. See Fire, Water.... Dreamers Dictionary
Psychological / emotional perspective: Because it is two substances uniting into one (fire and water), steam suggests transformation. It also suggests a transitory experience, since steam also melts away.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Suppressed emotional energy, as in Dam, that wants to escape (letting off steam). You are under pressure. Or a jack-of-all-trades.
If the steam is not under pressure, this symbol might also mean dissolving, solving, solution, resolution, and the pleasure of shedding, as in letting go. Steam is also the symbol of devotion and self-abandon. Steam as a combination of hot water (passionate feelings) and air (intellect) also points to conscious commitment.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
(Mortar) In a dream, a steamroller represents a hard-working man, or a person who tries to make good of an investment but fails to succeed.
A steamroller in a dream also represents force, adversities, aberration, despotism, or it could mean bringing things down to proper level and correcting the course of one’s life.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
A steamroller may point out that you have allowed someone to flatten your spirit. It may be the response to a conversation in which you felt run over by the persuasive ideas of another. Or you may have felt that you have been pushed away from your own intention It may be a response to emotional trauma.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Dreams of a steamroller signify that you are either feeling flattened out by someone’s overbearing behavior, or that you have been taking over a situation, and are rolling over people’s feelings, leaving them flat and depleted. Consider the feeling tone to discern the significance for you. See Bulldozer.... Strangest Dream Explanations
To see a steamroller in your dream - whether it was you or someone else driving it - generally suggests that you are too pushy with others. Alternatively, this dream might mean that you let people walk all over you.... My Dream Interpretation