A steam trap is a component of apparatus used in determining the specific latent heat of vaporization of steam. In the steady state, the steam trap

A. stores the steam for future use
B. prevents the steam from escaping
C. ensures that only dry steam gets into the calorimeter
D. allows condensed steam to go into the calorimeter
E. determines the quantity of steam used

Correct Answer: Option C

C. ensures that only dry steam gets into the calorimeter