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a liquid heated beyond the point where it would normally boil without the boiling


a vapor heated to such a degree that the temperature may be lowered or its pressure increased without the conversion of any of the gas into liquid
  • A Martian came across the fields about midday, laying the stuff with a jet of superheated steam that hissed against the walls, smashed all the windows it touched, and scalded the curate's hand as he fled out of the front room.
    2.1 — Book 2 Chapter 1 — Under Foot (15% in)

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