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  • n. A device that reduces the temperature of superheated steam, and recovers useful heat in the process


de- +‎ superheater (Wiktionary)



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  • "A desuperheater is a small, auxiliary heat exchanger that uses superheated gases from the heat pump’s compressor to heat water. This hot water then circulates through a pipe to the home’s water heater tank."
    - 'What is GeoExchange?',

    October 25, 2008