Definition of desuperheater in English:

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Pronunciation: /dēˈso͞opərˌhēdər/


A container for reducing the temperature of steam to make it less superheated.
Example sentences
  • These are different from heat pump desuperheaters (discussed below) that provide hot water only as a side benefit of space conditioning.
  • A desuperheater is an attachment to your air conditioner or heat pump that allows waste heat from that device to help heat domestic water.
  • With the installation of a desuperheater, the GHP can be used to heat the home's water.
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