steam jacket

noun

Definition of steam jacket

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: an outer casing enclosing a hollow space through which steam is circulated to heat the contents of an inner vessel

steam-jacket

transitive verb

Definition of steam-jacket (Entry 2 of 2)

: to enclose in a steam jacket

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“Steam jacket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/steam%20jacket. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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