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Continuous-expansion engine

[kuh n-tin-yoo-uh s-ik-span-shuh n] /kənˈtɪn yu əs ɪkˈspæn ʃən/

a steam engine in which a high-pressure cylinder is partly exhausted into a low-pressure cylinder during each stroke.


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