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A partly enclosed, directly heated surface from which warm air circulates by convection.


(kənˈvɛktə) or

convector heater

(Mechanical Engineering) a space-heating device from which heat is transferred to the surrounding air by convection


(kənˈvɛk tər)

any fluid or device transferring heat by convection.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.convector - a space heater that transfers heat to the surrounding air by convection
heater, warmer - device that heats water or supplies warmth to a room


[kənˈvektəʳ] N (also convector heater, convection heater) → calentador m de convección


[kənˈvɛktər] nradiateur m à convectionconvector heater nradiateur m à convection


n (also convector heater)Heizlüfter m


[kənˈvɛktəʳ] n (also convector heater, convection heater) → convettore m
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2 steel panel radiators of the "Lidaia" type; Lot number 3 convector wall "accord"; Lot number 4 automatic balancing valves; Lot number 5 heat meter by type "sensonic II 0.
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The photo gives a rare glimpse into her domestic life - including how she uses an electric convector heater in the fireplace to keep warm.
And the shot shows she is happy to resort to a plug-in convector heater should one get chilly in Scotland.
Milestone inventions include the convector radiator in 1925 and the pioneering Turbovac in 1939.
The panel heater's high-performance, extruded convector assembly is available in two sizes and provides safe and efficient heating ranging from 75-700 watts.
The Coach House, at the rear of Sovereign House, in Queens Road, provides accommodation on two floors and benefits from electric convector heaters and double glazing.
Peter Smith, fire service station officer, said: "We believe a convector heater that should have been mounted to a wall to allow free air flow, was placed on a chair or table, near to where the occupant was sleeping in the front bedroom.
Experiments with a fan-driven convector used for both heating and cooling are described in this paper.

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