thermal compressor

thermal compressor

[′thər·məl kəm′pres·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A steam-jet ejector designed to compress steam at pressures above atmospheric.
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An alternative is the thermal compressor, a porous material that can absorb water vapour.
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