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heat·er

 (hē′tər)
n.
1. An apparatus that heats or provides heat.
2. One who heats something or tends a heating apparatus.
3. Slang A pistol.
4. Baseball A fastball.

heater

(ˈhiːtə)
n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) any device for supplying heat, such as a hot-air blower, radiator, convector, etc
2. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) slang US a pistol
3. (Electronics) electronics a conductor carrying a current that indirectly heats the cathode in some types of valve

heat•er

(ˈhi tər)

n.
1. an apparatus for heating, esp. one for heating water or the air in a room or other space.
2. Slang. a firearm; gun.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.heater - device that heats water or supplies warmth to a roomheater - device that heats water or supplies warmth to a room
brasier, brazier - large metal container in which coal or charcoal is burned; warms people who must stay outside for long times
convector - a space heater that transfers heat to the surrounding air by convection
defroster, deicer - heater that removes ice or frost (as from a windshield or a refrigerator or the wings of an airplane)
demister - heater that removes mist from the windshield of a car
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
gas heater - a heater that burns gas for heat
heating pad, hot pad - heater consisting of electrical heating elements contained in a flexible pad
kerosene heater, kerosine heater, oil heater, oilstove - heater that burns oil (as kerosine) for heating or cooking
radiator - heater consisting of a series of pipes for circulating steam or hot water to heat rooms or buildings
solar heater - a heater that makes direct use of solar energy
space heater - heater consisting of a self-contained (usually portable) unit to warm a room
stove - any heating apparatus
hot-water heater, hot-water tank, water heater - a heater and storage tank to supply heated water
2.heater - (baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocityheater - (baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity; "he swung late on the fastball"; "he showed batters nothing but smoke"
pitch, delivery - (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
slider - a fastball that curves slightly away from the side from which it was thrown
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
Translations
جِهاز تَدْفِئَهسَخَّان
ohřívačkamínka
vandvarmervarmeapparatvarmeovn
lämmitin
grijalica
fûtõkészülék
hitari
暖房器具
가열기
ohrievač
grelecpeč
värmeapparat
เครื่องทำความร้อน
lò sưởi

heater

[ˈhiːtəʳ] Ncalentador m, estufa f

heater

[ˈhiːtər] n
(for water)chauffe-eau m inv
(in room)radiateur m
an electric heater → un radiateur électrique

heater

nOfen m; (electrical also) → Heizgerät nt; (in car) → Heizung f; (for fondue) → Rechaud m; what sort of heaters do you have?was für eine Heizung haben Sie?; turn the heater onstell die Heizung an

heater

[ˈhiːtəʳ] ncalorifero, termosifone m, radiatore m; (stove) → stufa

heat

(hiːt) noun
1. the amount of hotness (of something), especially of things which are very hot. Test the heat of the water before you bath the baby.
2. the warmth from something which is hot. The heat from the fire will dry your coat; the effect of heat on metal; the heat of the sun.
3. the hottest time. the heat of the day.
4. anger or excitement. He didn't mean to be rude – he just said that in the heat of the moment.
5. in a sports competition etc, one of two or more contests from which the winners go on to take part in later stages of the competition. Having won his heat he is going through to the final.
verb
(sometimes with up) to make or become hot or warm. We'll heat (up) the soup; The day heats up quickly once the sun has risen.
ˈheated adjective
1. having been made hot. a heated swimming-pool.
2. showing anger, excitement etc. a heated argument.
ˈheatedly adverb
ˈheatedness noun
ˈheater noun
an apparatus which gives out heat in order to warm a room etc, or which heats water etc eg in a water-tank.
ˈheating noun
the system of heaters etc which heat a room, building etc. We turn the heating off in the summer.
heat wave
a period of very hot weather.
in/on heat
(of female animals) in a condition for mating.

see also hot.

heater

سَخَّان ohřívač varmeapparat Heizkörper θερμάστρα estufa lämmitin radiateur grijalica stufa 暖房器具 가열기 verwarming varmeovn grzejnik aquecedor обогреватель värmeapparat เครื่องทำความร้อน ısıtıcı lò sưởi 加热器

heater

n. calentador; aparato de calefacción;
electric ______ eléctrico.

heater

n calefactor m
References in classic literature ?
Temple Bar gets so hot that it is, to the adjacent Strand and Fleet Street, what a heater is in an urn, and keeps them simmering all night.
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The men crept together in the mess-room in the darkling, wrapped in what they could find and drank cocoa from the fireless heaters and listened to his cries.
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