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To renew; to reproduce.
[L. re- genero, pp. -atus, to reproduce, fr. genus (gener-), birth, race]


v. regener·ated, regener·ating, regener·ates
Biology To replace (a lost or damaged organ or part) by the formation of new tissue.
To effect regeneration: Can the damaged nerves regenerate?
adj. (-ər-ĭt)
Formed by regeneration: regenerate tissue.

re·gen′er·a·ble (-ər-ə-bəl) adj.
re·gen′er·ate·ly adv.
re·gen′er·a′tor n.
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Zhang and Scott (1993) presented a unified approach for discretization of the analysis of thermal regenerator heat exchangers.
When the temperatures of other points respond periodically to the switching valve action, temperature at point 12 changes little, which indicates that the temperature fluctuation within the regenerator has little influence on the temperature of being heated region.
Lower mass flux results in poor distribution of liquid desiccant over the surface of regenerator.
The regenerator temperature is calculated by the following assumptions
The coefficient of regenerative losses, X, includes all of the losses due to incomplete heat transfer in the regenerator. The analysis resulted in differential equations that were integrated.
An industrial liquid-desiccant system that processed 6000 cfm (10,200 [m.sup.3]/h) typically would recirculate 75 to 100 gpm (283 to 377 l/min) of desiccant in the conditioner and half that amount in the regenerator using 2.0 HP and 1.5 HP pumps, respectively.
Integrated systems house the absorber and regenerator in a single unit.
Constant-volume heat-removal: The gas is passed through the regenerator, where it cools, transferring heat to the regenerator for use in the next cycle.
The regenerator takes an incoming noisy data signal and restores its quality by reducing the build-up of phase noise and any amplitude noise.
In words it can be defined as the actual change in air humidity ratio across the packed regenerator divided by the maximum possible humidity change.
[4] proposed an open-cycle absorption heat pump consisting of a regenerator, a condenser and a packed tower where the flue gas contacts directly with the liquid desiccant.
One of the advantages of MDEA Esterquats is a very low vapour pressure and which allows the high amine compositions without having any losses through the regenerator and absorber.

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