Definition of Steam chest

1. Noun. The chamber from which steam is distributed to a cylinder.

Generic synonyms: Chamber
Group relationships: Steam Engine

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Steam Chest

steam bath
steam baths
steam boiler
steam boilers
steam chest (current term)
steam clean
steam coal
steam condenser
steam condensers
steam cracker
steam cracking
steam distillation
steam engine
steam engines
steam fitting
steam hammer
steam hammers
steam heat
steam heater

Literary usage of Steam chest

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1. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1902)
"Description of the steam chest and Ports.—In order that the piston may be made ... In (a) is shown a sectional view of a steam cylinder C, steam chest A", ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"It consists of a horizontal steam-chest under which is placed a number of elements arranged ... It consists of a large cylindrical steam chest and two lower ..."

3. Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention by Traveling Engineers' Association, Canadian School Trustees' Association (1896)
"He therefore by means of the same steam pipe charges that tallow pipe with a boiler pressure the same from the lubricator down to the top of the steam chest ..."

4. Experimental Engineering and Manual for Testing: For Engineers and for by Rolla Clinton Carpenter, Herman Diederichs (1911)
"These conditions in the steam chest also determine i = 316 degrees and total ... In the real engine the steam in the steam chest, whose condition is denned ..."

5. Appletons' Cyclopædia of Applied Mechanics: A Dictionary of Mechanical by Appleton, firm, publishers, New York (1880)
"3551, has small ports in its solid part, which communicate at certain times with the steam- chest proper through ports in its lower seat (shown on the ..."

6. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"steam chest.— The rectangular case or box attached to the side of an engine cylinder, ... Also the steam chest which contains the slide valve of an engine. ..."

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