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What produces more severe burns, boiling water or steam?

What produces more severe burns, boiling water or steam?

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Harshit Singh
askIITians Faculty 5963 Points
2 years ago
Dear Student

Steam at 100 °C will produce more severe burns as extra heat is hidden in it called latent heat whereas the boiling water does not have this hidden heat.

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