boiler compound[′bȯil·ər ‚kam‚pau̇nd]
Any chemical used to treat boiler water to prevent corrosion, the fouling of heat-absorbing surfaces, foaming, and the contamination of steam.
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A chemical added to water in a boiler to prevent corrosion, foaming, or the formation of boiler scale.
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