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- n. A component of a boiler system that heats the steam produced above its saturation temperature to prevent it condensing, and in case of a steam engine to improve its efficiency.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An apparatus for superheating steam.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In a steam-engine, a contrivance for increasing the temperature of the steam to the amount it would lose on its way from the boiler until exhausted from the cylinder.
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