boiloff


Also found in: Encyclopedia.

boil·off

 (boil′ôf′)
n.
The vaporization of liquid, such as rocket fuel.
References in periodicals archive ?
These savings can be realized by avoiding loss of hydrogen through storage tank boiloff, employing local production of hydrogen, implementing new sensor technologies and utilizing densified propellants.
It is seen that the efflux of cold boiloff helium gas from the dewar is sufficient to reduce condensation in the horn aperture to below visibly detectable levels" [70].