A recreational boat or ship; the term includes sailing yachts, motor yachts, and steam yachts.

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CHINE

The intersection of the middle and sides of a boat

RETURN-STEAM CONDENSATE

That steam produced by a boiler which returns to the boiler after it has condensed.

NAVAL TRAWLER

A converted trawler, or boat built in that style, used for naval purposes.

TO HAUL

To change the course of a sailing vessel to bring the wind farther forward, usually used with up, such as haul up.

LIVE STEAM

Steam which has not performed any of the work for which it was generated.

CLOSED FEED WATER HEATER

An indirect-contact feed water heater. Steam and water are separated by tubes.

PROCESS STEAM

Steam used for industrial purposes other than for producing power.

STEAM SEPARATOR

A device for removing entrained water from steam.

STEAM PURITY

The degree of contamination. Contamination usually expressed in ppm.

STEAM SCRUBBER

A series of screens, wires, or plates through which steam is passed to remove entrained moisture.

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