steam chest

noun

Definition of steam chest

: the chamber from which steam is distributed to a cylinder of a steam engine

First Known Use of steam chest

1797, in the meaning defined above

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“Steam chest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/steam%20chest. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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