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surface condenser

a device condensing steam or vapor by passing it over a cool surface.
Origin of surface condenser
1860-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for surface condenser
  • In a surface condenser, the coolant is separated from the gas stream by heat transfer surfaces.
  • Liquid nitrogen flows and boils to cool a shell- and-tube or other type of surface condenser.
  • Uses a surface condenser on a rubber dissolver, initial polymer reactor, and on a suspension reactor.
  • In a surface condenser the coolant does not contact the vapors or the condensate.
  • The digester relief gases are condensed in a surface condenser.
British Dictionary definitions for surface condenser

surface condenser

a steam condenser usually associated with a steam turbine in which the steam is condensed on the surface of tubes through which water is passed Compare jet condenser
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