Meaning of superheat
Pronunciation: (n.s'pur-hēt"v.s"pur-hēt'), [key]
- the state of being superheated.
- the amount of superheating.
- to heat to an extreme degree or to a very high temperature.
- to heat (a liquid) above its boiling point without the formation of bubbles of vapor.
- to heat (a gas, as steam not in contact with water) to such a degree that its temperature may be lowered or its pressure increased without the conversion of any of the gas into liquid.