from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In thermodynamics, the total heat required to produce steam at any tension from water at 0° C. or 32° F. It is the sum of the sensible heat and the latent heat expressed in thermal units.
- n. Heat imparted by the condensation of steam in coils, pipes, or radiators.
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- v. heat by means of steam
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