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A partly enclosed, directly heated surface from which warm air circulates by convection.
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(kənˈvɛktə) or

convector heater

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

any fluid or device transferring heat by convection.
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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
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[kənˈvektəʳ] N (also convector heater, convection heater) → calentador m de convección
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[kənˈvɛktər] nradiateur m à convectionconvector heater nradiateur m à convection
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n (also convector heater)Heizlüfter m
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[kənˈvɛktəʳ] n (also convector heater, convection heater) → convettore m
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Recognising the growing demand for such products, Northern Ireland's leading provider of heating technologies Grant, recently launched the Grant Solo fan convector radiator range which incorporates an aesthetically pleasing design with intelligent technology that ensures effective and overall more energy efficient home heating.
But, the reason I was cleaning that convector was to take it apart and repaint it.
In Stockton, Hearts of the Hub got PS9,717 to deliver community activities including healthy living boot camps to promote social cohesion, the Young People Support Group received PS9,360 to provide a community help point for new arrivals to the area, while High Grange Community Association received PS6,909 to install convector heaters and purchase additional heaters.
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Also stolen was a white tumble dryer, a silver coloured microwave oven, a Bosch electric drill, a Russell Hobbs steam iron, a white Sky television box, a 10ft by 6ft brown and beige square patterned rug, a green cordless telephone and cradle, a small portable halogen heater, a portable convector heater and a pendulum clock.
The photo gives a rare glimpse into her domestic life - including how she uses an electric convector heater in the fireplace to keep warm.
Milestone inventions include the convector radiator in 1925 and the pioneering Turbovac in 1939.
Myson's fan convector technology is the chosen alternative, as the internal high efficiency heat exchanger gives higher outputs in compact sizes, therefore less space is required for the heating emitter.
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.

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