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superheat

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verb su·per·heat \ˌsü-pər-ˈhēt\

Definition of superheat

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to heat (a vapor not in contact with its own liquid) so as to cause to remain free from suspended liquid droplets superheated steam

  3. 2 :  to heat (a liquid) above the boiling point without converting into vapor

superheater

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1849

First Known Use of superheat

1849


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superheat

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noun su·per·heat \ˈsü-pər-ˌhēt, ˌsü-pər-ˈ\

Definition of superheat

  1. :  the extra heat imparted to a vapor in superheating it from a dry and saturated condition; also :  the corresponding rise of temperature

1852

First Known Use of superheat

1852

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