condensate flash

condensate flash

[′kän·dən‚sāt ‚flash]
(chemical engineering)
Partial evaporation (flash) of hot condensed liquid by a stepwise reduction in system pressure, the hot vapor supplying heat to a cooler evaporator step (stage).
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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