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wet steam

steam, usually low-pressure, that contains water droplets in suspension
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  • wet steam, of course, is steam that can be seen, through having been more or less condensed by contact with air or cold.

  • This is best done by boiling the oil for one hour with wet steam and 10 per cent.

    Soap-Making Manual E. G. Thomssen
  • (c) wet steam and hot solutions of fluorine, boron or sulphur compounds may have effected the decomposition.

    The Natural History of Clay Alfred B. Searle
  • The tank is further equipped with a wet steam coil and a coil arranged to allow thorough air agitation, both coils being of lead.

    Soap-Making Manual E. G. Thomssen
  • This is done by retaining the moisture first vaporized about the wood, by means of wet steam.

    Handwork in Wood

    William Noyes

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