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ra·di·a·tor

 (rā′dē-ā′tər)
n.
1.
a. A heating device consisting of a series of pipes, typically inside an upright metal structure, through which steam or hot water circulates to heat the surrounding space by radiation or convection.
b. A similar heating device based on other technology such as the generation of heat through electrical resistance.
2. A cooling device, as in automotive engines, through which water or other fluids circulate as a coolant.
3. Physics A body that emits radiation.
4. A transmitting antenna.

radiator

(ˈreɪdɪˌeɪtə)
n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) a device for heating a room, building, etc, consisting of a series of pipes through which hot water or steam passes
2. (Automotive Engineering) a device for cooling an internal-combustion engine, consisting of thin-walled tubes through which water passes. Heat is transferred from the water through the walls of the tubes to the airstream, which is created either by the motion of the vehicle or by a fan
3. Austral and NZ an electric fire
4. (Electronics) electronics the part of an aerial or transmission line that radiates electromagnetic waves
5. (Electrical Engineering) an electric space heater

ra•di•a•tor

(ˈreɪ diˌeɪ tər)

n.
1. any of various heating devices, as a series or coil of pipes through which steam or hot water passes.
2. a person or thing that radiates.
3. a device constructed from thin-walled tubes and metal fins, used for cooling circulating water, as in an automobile engine.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.radiator - any object that radiates energyradiator - any object that radiates energy  
natural object - an object occurring naturally; not made by man
radio source - an object that radiates radio waves
2.radiator - heater consisting of a series of pipes for circulating steam or hot water to heat rooms or buildings
heater, warmer - device that heats water or supplies warmth to a room
heating plant, heating system, heating, heat - utility to warm a building; "the heating system wasn't working"; "they have radiant heating"
3.radiator - a mechanism consisting of a metal honeycomb through which hot fluids circulate; heat is transferred from the fluid through the honeycomb to the airstream that is created either by the motion of the vehicle or by a fan
cooling system, engine cooling system - equipment in a motor vehicle that cools the engine
mechanism - device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function
radiator cap - cap on the opening in the top of a radiator through which a coolant liquid can be added
Translations
جِهاز التَّبْريد في السَّيّارَهرادياتور: جِهاز تَدْفِئَهمِشْعَاع
chladičradiátortopné těleso
radiatorkøler
lämpöpatteriradiaattorisäteilijäsäteilylähdejäähdytin
radijator
autóhûtõhûtõradiátor
kælir, vatnskassiofn
ラジエーター
방열기
chladičvyhrievacie teleso/zariadenie
hladilnikradiator
värmeelement
เครื่องทำความร้อน
hệ thống sưởi

radiator

[ˈreɪdɪeɪtəʳ]
A. N (all senses) → radiador m
B. CPD radiator cap Ntapa f de radiador
radiator grille Nrejilla f de radiador

radiator

[ˈreɪdieɪtər] nradiateur mradiator cap nbouchon m de radiateurradiator grill n [car] → calandre f

radiator

n (for heating) → Heizkörper m, → Radiator m; (Aut) → Kühler m; radiator capKühlerverschlussdeckel m; radiator grillKühlergrill m; radiator mascotKühlerfigur f

radiator

[ˈreɪdɪeɪtəʳ] nradiatore m

radiate

(ˈreidieit) verb
1. to send out rays of (light, heat etc). A fire radiates heat.
2. to go out or be sent out in rays, or in many directions from a central point. Heat radiates from a fire; All the roads radiate from the centre of the town.
ˌradiˈation noun
rays of light, heat etc or of any radioactive substance.
ˈradiator noun
1. a type of apparatus for heating a room.
2. an apparatus in a car which, with a fan, cools the engine.

radiator

مِشْعَاع radiátor radiator Heizkörper καλοριφέρ radiador lämpöpatteri radiateur radijator radiatore ラジエーター 방열기 radiator radiator grzejnik radiador батарея värmeelement เครื่องทำความร้อน radyatör hệ thống sưởi 散热器
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