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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To raise the temperature of a liquid above the boiling point without converting it into vapor.

Usage examples (34)
  • The result: Water can "superheat," without boiling.
  • The steam will still be superheated but maybe 580 PSIG at 575F superheat which is about 1288-13. 2.
  • Over 1,000 mirrors, each "about half the size of a tennis court", will be used to reflect sunlight to "superheat" water at a central tower.
  • The equipment is designed to superheat and kill tumors. for more
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