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n.1.The act of attempering or regulating.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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In the equation, [[eta].sub.q] is turbine thermal efficiency, %; q is heat rate, which is the ratio of turbine power consumption and electrical power outlet side, kJ/(kW x h); [ is unit heat consumption, which is constituted by main steam, final water supply, steam turbine reheat steam, cold reheat steam, water for the attemperation of reheater, and water for the attemperation of super heater, kJ/h; [Q.sub.qr] is unit for the heat, kJ/h; and [P.sub.qj] is electrical power outlet side, kW.
JVNW reports that its mash vessels are designed to provide efficient mixing of malt and liquor, as well as control the attemperation and rest cycles for starch-to-sugar conversions.