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live steam

[′līv ′stēm]
(mechanical engineering)
Steam that is being delivered directly from a boiler under full pressure.

live steam

Steam that has not as yet given up any of its energy and has not yet condensed, e.g., steam emerging from a boiler.
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These structures, assembled using an exclusive, patented process, can be cleaned daily with live steam or pressurized hot water.
The sale also includes a boxed 1930s Basset Lowke live steam engine in perfect condition valued at pounds 400 and a collection of pre-war toys which are expected to go for pounds 300.
Five miles down the line at Glyndyfrdwy Station, a celebration of 60 live steam miniature locomotives and vintage motorcycles is being held..
Post-treatment steaming for 30 minutes or 2 hours was accomplished by injecting live steam into the treating cylinder at atmospheric pressure.
The Mamod company is a long-established British toy manufacturer specialising in live steam models.
Silicone rubber (VMQ) was not tested as initial experiments showed it not to be sufficiently resistant in alkaline media and under conditions of live steam sterilization.
In particular, for heat-electric generation plants of Ukraine and CIS countries temperature of live steam 540--550 [degrees]C is characteristic as before, while developed countries transfer their heat power stations at working temperatures 625-650 [degrees]C.
The heat sources can then be used for evaporation in order to minimize fresh live steam use if the evaporation plant is redesigned (Algehed et al., 2002).
Other important consequences include an increased live steam demand for evaporation and a decreased load in the recovery boiler.
The group, who employ 140 people in the UK, said their Live Steam model train and historic racing car ranges had strengthened their market position and attracted new customers.
Please note that the competition will be tough last month, XCOR presented the contest as a challenge to a gathering of scale model live steam enthusiasts.
Heavy oil is so viscous that it cannot be pumped out of the ground unless live steam is first injected into the oil field to make the oil thin enough to extract via normal pumping methods.