superheat
I. transitive verb Date: 1859 1. to heat (a vapor not in contact with its own liquid) so as to cause to remain free from suspended liquid droplets <
superheated steam
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2. to heat (a liquid) above the boiling point without converting into vapor • superheater noun II. noun Date: 1884 the extra heat imparted to a vapor in superheating it from a dry and saturated condition; also the corresponding rise of temperature

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Superheat — Su per*heat , n. The increase of temperature communicated to steam by superheating it. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • superheat — [so͞o΄pər hēt′; ] for n. [, so͞o′pər hēt΄] vt. 1. OVERHEAT 2. to heat (a liquid) above its boiling point without vaporizing it 3. to heat (steam not in contact with water) beyond its saturation point, so that a drop in temperature will not cause… …   English World dictionary

  • superheat — perkaitimas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. overheat; superheat vok. Überhitzung, f rus. перегрев, m pranc. surchauffe, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • superheat — perkaitinimas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. overheat; superheat; superheating vok. Überhitzung, f rus. перегрев, m pranc. surchauffage, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • superheat — superheater, n. n. /sooh peuhr heet /; v. /sooh peuhr heet /, n. 1. the state of being superheated. 2. the amount of superheating. v.t. 3. to heat to an extreme degree or to a very high temperature. 4. to heat (a liquid) above its boiling point… …   Universalium

  • superheat — verb a) To heat a liquid above its boiling point b) To heat a vapour above its saturation point …   Wiktionary

  • superheat — Synonyms and related words: animal heat, blood heat, body heat, burning, calidity, caloric, chafe, coal heat, convected heat, cook, electric heat, electric heat, fever, fever heat, fire, fire up, foment, gas heat, gas heat, heat, heatedness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • superheat — Смотри Перегрев …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • superheat — verb Physics 1》 heat (a liquid) under pressure above its boiling point without vaporization. 2》 heat (steam or other vapour) above the temperature of the liquid from which it was formed. Derivatives superheater noun …   English new terms dictionary

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