Definition of reboiler in English:

reboiler

noun

Manufacturing Technology
  • A heater used to heat liquid that has condensed after previous heating, so as to turn it back into vapour; specifically one in which liquid from the bottom of a fractionating column is reheated to produce vapour that is returned to the column.

verb

  • with object To fit (a ship, a train, etc.) with a new boiler.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Indiana Democrat. From re- + boiler, after reboil<br>late 19th century; earliest use found in The Daily Chronicle. From re- + boiler.

Pronunciation

reboiler

/riːˈbɔɪlə/