pre-evaporator

evaporator

[ih-vap-uh-rey-ter]
noun
1.
a device in which evaporation takes place, as for thickening syrup.
2.
the part of a refrigeration system in which the refrigerant absorbs heat and changes from a liquid to a gas.

Origin:
1820–30; evaporate + -or2

preevaporator, noun
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