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dry steam

[′drī ′stēm]
(physics)
Steam with no liquid phase dispersed in it.

dry saturated steam, dry steam

Steam containing no water in suspension.
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They saw that it was a great opportunity to develop equipment that would expand wet steam rather than dry steam, and turn a shaft.
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