steam jacket

a casing, as on the cylinder of a steam engine, filled with live steam to keep the interior hot.


steam-jacketed, adjective Unabridged
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steam jacket
engineering a jacket containing steam that surrounds and heats a cylinder

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Example sentences
Atypical batch cooker is a horizontal, cylindrical vessel equipped with a steam
  jacket and an agitator.
Heat is usually provided to the cooking surface by means of a steam jacket.
The tank was heated with a steam jacket and was agitated with a mechanical
It is temperature controlled by regulating the steam pressure in the steam
  jacket and is insulated to minimize heat losses.
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