nounWord builderThe prefix super- appears in several words meaning 'extreme' or 'extremely'. ( Mechanical engineering : Energy, thermodynamics and heat transfer )
The use of superheating prevents the steam condensing in the engine.
Superheating is critical for compressors because without it the compressor may be provided with
a liquid gas mixture, which can destroy the gas compressor because liquid is uncompressible.
Superheating of steam is raising its temperature to well above boiling point.
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