superheat


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Superheat \Su`per*heat"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Superheated; p.
   pr. & vb. n. Superheating.]
   1. To heat too much, to overheat; as, to superheat an oven.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. (Steam Engine) To heat, as steam, apart from contact with
      water, until it resembles a perfect gas.
      [1913 Webster]

   3. To heat (a liquid) above its boiling point without
      converting it into vapor.
      [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Superheat \Su"per*heat`\, n.
   The increase of temperature communicated to steam by
   superheating it.
   [1913 Webster]
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