Definition of recuperator in English:

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recuperator

Pronunciation: /rəˈko͞opəˌrādər/

noun

A form of heat exchanger in which hot waste gases from a furnace are conducted continuously along a system of flues where they impart heat to incoming air or gaseous fuel.
Example sentences
  • The reactor unit is on the left, the turbo compressor units are in the centre and the generator, power turbine and recuperator on the right.
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