Superheating

In physics, superheating (sometimes referred to as boiling retardation, or boiling delay) is the phenomenon in which a liquid is heated to a temperature higher than its boiling point, without boiling. Superheating is achieved by heating a homogeneous substance in a clean container, free of nucleation sites, while taking care not to disturb the liq...
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Superheating

• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Superheat
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superheating

(from the article `geothermal energy`) ...from 176° to 662° F (80° to 350° C). Water and steam hotter than 356° F (180° C) are the most easily exploited for electric-power generation and ... ...a liquid, the gas is the stable phase. Again, this occurs most readily with clean liquids heated in smooth vessels, beca...
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