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steam jacket

noun
1.
a casing, as on the cylinder of a steam engine, filled with live steam to keep the interior hot.
Origin of steam jacket
1830-1840
First recorded in 1830-40
Related forms
steam-jacketed, adjective
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steam jacket

noun
1.
(engineering) a jacket containing steam that surrounds and heats a cylinder
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