Steam Industry Glossary

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About the Glossary

Shipco®'s glossary is intended to be a helpful supplement for the rest of the website. It is also meant to be a resource to anyone wishing to increase their knowledge of steam industry science, engineering, or mechanics. We hope it may enstill a wealth of understanding or simply aid to refresh one's memory. Either way, if you feel there is something missing from our glossary, please don't hesitate to let us know!

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