Sentence Examples with the word live steam

Two forms of steam distillation may be distinguished: - in one the still is simply heated by a steam coil wound inside or outside the still - this is termed heating by dry steam; in the other steam is injected into the mass within the still - this is the distillation with live steam of laboratory practice.

In cases where the condenser is likely to become plugged there is a pipe by means of which live steam can be injected into the condenser.