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The principle of the mercury boiler is the utilization of mercury between the fire and the under-boiler surface exposed to the flame — the mercury, when vaporized, going into a mercury turbine and then into a condenser, remaining hot enough to generate steam in a steam boiler. Roughly, it is a case of getting double the boiler and turbine power at less expense for fuel than for operating only one steam boiler. This invention may work radical changes in turbine power transmission.

Question:
Why does the author's description of the mercury boiler—"the mercury, when vaporized, going into a mercury turbine and then into a condenser, remaining hot enough to generate steam in a steam boiler"—intentionally incorporate such highly technical language?

Answers:
A. Using technical language lets the writer make clear to readers that the article is intended for readers who are themselves experts on electricity. (I am 75% sure it's this one)
B. Using technical language encourages readers to develop deeper and more meaningful personal connections to the information.
C. Using technical language establishes the expertise of the writer and helps convey the complex nature of the process being described. (I am 80% Sure it's this one)
D. Using technical language allows the writer to subtly poke fun at those who seek to make basic processes seem overly complicated.

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  1. C is ok.

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