Definition of Preheater

1. Noun. An engineering device that preheats a material prior to some other process. ¹



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Definition of Preheater

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Preheater

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Literary usage of Preheater

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1. Coal Tar Distillation and Working Up of Tar Products by Arthur Robert Warnes (1918)
"A charge of tar is pumped into the preheater from the storage tank or well. ... It will be assumed that a preheater is connected to the tar still, ..."

2. The Petroleum and Allied Industries: Petroleum, Natural Gas, Natural Waxes by James Kewley (1922)
"The vapours from the main stills enter the distillate preheater at A and are partially condensed in passing through the nests of tubes B, thereby heating ..."

3. Petroleum Refining by Andrew Campbell (1918)
"Each still is provided with a distillate preheater (fig. 54), the last still and preheater in series connecting with a residue preheater (%. 55). ..."

4. The Theory of Heat Engines by William Inchley (1913)
"The thermodynamic efficiency of a simple adiabatic motor without preheater is about 77 per cent.; if fitted with a preheater the efficiency becomes about 85 ..."

5. The Theory of Heat Engines by William Inchley (1922)
"121), only a preheater is used in addition to the intermediate heaters, and in a similar manner to Case IV., Art. 135, the work done per Ib. of air is w ..."

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