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steam-generator

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A steam-boiler.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • After the steam-generator came a steam-pulley, a small affair, but powerful enough to relieve him of thirty-two thousand dollars in a brief time.

    The Boys' Life of Mark Twain

  • When a man came along with a patent steam-generator which would save ninety per cent. of the usual coal-supply, Mark Twain invested whatever bank surplus he had at the moment, and saw that money no more forever.

    The Boys' Life of Mark Twain

  • When a man came along with a patent steam-generator which would save ninety per cent. of the usual coal-supply, Mark Twain invested whatever bank surplus he had at the moment, and saw that money no more forever.

    The Boys' Life of Mark Twain

  • After the steam-generator came a steam-pulley, a small affair, but powerful enough to relieve him of thirty-two thousand dollars in a brief time.

    The Boys' Life of Mark Twain

  • "We have concluded that San Onofre is within the conditions of their license - it is safe to operate, which would include the steam-generator replacement and plant start-up at the date of their choosing, when they are ready," he said.

    The Orange County Register - News Headlines : News

  • The EH-SA41 on the other hand comes with a steam-generator.

    Women Life Style

  • In fact the reactor vessel abutted the bulkhead on the forward side, and the pump assembly on the after side The pump circulated water in and out of the reactor The saturated steam went into the steam-generator, where it ran through an interface There its heat caused water in the 'outside' or non-radioactive loop to flash to steam, which then turned the submarine turbine engines (in turn driving the propeller through reduction gears) The 'inner loop' steam, with most of its energy lost, then ran through a condenser that was cooled by seawater from outside the hull, and was pumped as water back into the bottom of the reactor vessel for reheating to continue the cycle The steam-generator and condenser were actually the same large structure, and the same multi-stage pump handled all of the circulation This one mechanical object was the acoustical Achilles heel of all nuclear-powered ships The pump had to exchange vast quantities of water that was 'hot' both thermally and radioactively Doing that much mechanical work had always meant making a large amount of noise Until now

    The Sum of all Fears

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