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triple-expansion

[ trip-uhl-ik-span-shuhn ]
/ ˌtrɪp əl ɪkˈspæn ʃən /
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adjective

noting a power source, especially a steam engine, using the same fluid at three successive stages of expansion to do work in three or more cylinders.

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