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electric blanket

n.
A blanket fitted with an electric heating element and a control for regulating its temperature.

electric blanket

n
(Electrical Engineering) a blanket that contains an electric heating element, used to warm a bed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.electric blanket - a blanket containing and electric heating element that can be controlled to the desired temperature by a rheostatelectric blanket - a blanket containing and electric heating element that can be controlled to the desired temperature by a rheostat
blanket, cover - bedding that keeps a person warm in bed; "he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep"
Translations
elektrická přikrývka
elektrisk varmetæppe
sähköhuopa
električni pokrivač
電気毛布
전기 담요
elektrisk värmefilt
ผ้าห่มไฟฟ้า
chăn điện

electric blanket

ncoperta elettrica, termocoperta

electric blanket

بَطَّانِيَّة كَهْرَبَائِيَّة elektrická přikrývka elektrisk varmetæppe Heizdecke ηλεκτρική κουβέρτα cobija eléctrica, manta eléctrica sähköhuopa couverture chauffante električni pokrivač termocoperta 電気毛布 전기 담요 elektrische deken elektrisk teppe koc elektryczny cobertor elétrico электроодеяло elektrisk värmefilt ผ้าห่มไฟฟ้า elektrikli battaniye chăn điện 电热毯
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