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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of attempering, regulating, adjusting, or accommodating. Bacon.
  • noun The act of regulating the temperature of the wort in brewing and distilling.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Archaic The act of attempering or regulating.

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  • noun archaic The act of attempering or regulating.

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  • Deaerated water should have an tain conditions, such as when boiler feedwater is oxygen concentration of less than 15ppb (ug / l). used for attemperation to lower steam temperature, other locations are preferable.

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