cascade liquefaction

cascade liquefaction

[ka′skād lik·wə′fak·shən]
(cryogenics)
A method of liquefying gases in which a gas with a high critical temperature is liquefied by increasing its pressure; evaporation of this liquid cools a second liquid so that it can also be liquefied by compression, and so on.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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