Definition of recuperator in English:

recuperator

noun

  • A form of heat exchanger in which hot waste gases from a furnace are conducted continuously along a system of flues where they impart heat to incoming air or gaseous fuel.

    • ‘The reactor unit is on the left, the turbo compressor units are in the centre and the generator, power turbine and recuperator on the right.’

Pronunciation:

recuperator

/rəˈko͞opəˌrādər/