boil–off

noun

Definition of boil–off

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  the process of removing impurities (such as size or gum) by boiling fabrics in a scouring solution

  2. 2 boiloff :  the vaporization of a liquid (such as liquid oxygen)

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Origin and Etymology of boil–off

boil off


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