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The vaporization of liquid, such as rocket fuel.
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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].
"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."
The unit operating and capital cost, plus the value of gas loss due to "boiloff," for the 4 bcf tanker is approximately $0.380/mcf of delivered gas to Corpus Christi from Trinidad, as compared to $0.449/mcf with the smaller 3 bcf tanker.