steam heat

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steam′ heat′

heat obtained by the circulation of steam in pipes, radiators, etc.
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Noun1.steam heat - a heating system in which steam is generated in boilers and piped to radiatorssteam heat - a heating system in which steam is generated in boilers and piped to radiators
heating plant, heating system, heating, heat - utility to warm a building; "the heating system wasn't working"; "they have radiant heating"
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"top" and "center" of the steam heat storage during the summer period, To limit the flow temperature in the transmission line to approx.
The chance you'll overcook ingredients is greatly reduced because of the gentle nature of steam heat -- whether it's fish and seafood, whole eggs, dumplings, custards, rice, fruit or even certain cuts of steak.
It was later converted to an oil-fired plant, and subsequently overhauled and developed as a natural gas-fired co-generation facility that simultaneously generates both steam heat and electricity.
The three steam boilers were installed in 1994 to bring steam heat to the factory when it was the Rothmans tobacco plant.
Mac Lipstick in Steam Heat, PS17 Go for a bright lip colour to give your make-up a youthful feel.
The Blachly School District was awarded $105,000 to convert the heating system at Triangle Lake Charter School from steam heat to mini-split ductless heat pumps.
Fuel oil was used to make steam heat for the mill operations, and the fuel had leaked into the soil and groundwater near the Whatcom Waterway.
January 19, 1952 Huddersfield, Slaithwaite and Meltham Fire Brigades dealt with a fire which caused severe damage to a single-storey timber-frame building used as a steam heat pressing room and storage for oil vats at Globe Worsted Company's premises in Slaithwaite.
Extending to 24 pages, the Guide comprises nine sections: Estimating Steam Loads; Using a Steam Table; Sizing a Steam Pipe; Steam Trap Types; Sizing Steam Traps; Calculating Flash Steam; Sizing Condensate Pipework; Designing a Steam System; and Practical Tips for Steam Heat Exchange Applications.
Among his huge hits are "You Gotta Have Heart," "Hey, There," "Whatever Lola Wants," "Hernando's Hideaway," "Everybody Loves a Lover," "Steam Heat," and "Rags to Riches."
The reported 42,000-cubic-foot silo held sawdust that was burned as fuel to generate steam heat for the company's dry kilns, according to the Pharos-Tribune.
" Another unique facet of many older buildings is the art of maintaining steam heat systems.