Definition of superheater in English:



  • See superheat

    • ‘At a convenient high point above the water level is the regulator valve, which admits steam to a main steam pipe carrying it forward to the smokebox and then through the superheater, and so to the cylinders.’
    • ‘The more total evaporative heating surface and the more superheater heating surface, the more power the boiler can produce.’
    • ‘An enlarged superheater was an obvious advantage in a period when the quality of coal supplied was always in doubt.’
    • ‘Larger superheaters and eventually double chimneys were aids to improved performance over the years.’
    • ‘Firstly, they were in regular service for 20 years with nothing more drastic than the provision of standard boilers and superheaters.’