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NCERT CLASS IX - Science Textbook

Chapter 1 - Matter in Our Surroundings

What produces more severe burns, boiling water or steam?


Steam produces more severe burns than boiling water because the specific latent heat of steam is 2260 J/g, that is, every gram of steam that condenses on the skin gives off 2260 J of extra heat.

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