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electric fire

n
(Electrical Engineering) a device that provides heat for a room from an incandescent electric element
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.electric fire - a small electric space heaterelectric fire - a small electric space heater  
heating element - the component of a heater or range that transforms fuel or electricity into heat
heat lamp, infrared lamp - electric heater consisting of a high-power incandescent lamp that emits infrared radiation; "the bathroom could be warmed by an infrared lamp"
space heater - heater consisting of a self-contained (usually portable) unit to warm a room
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Translations

electric fire

n (Brit) → stufa elettrica
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In more detail the sitting room has a wall-mounted electric fire and a bow window.
Special rules for safety guards mean some older models of electric fire may no longer be legally sold - even unused.
In details, an electric fire broke out at about 2:00 am in the house of a Palestinian father in the Imam al-Mahdi neighborhood in Nabatiyeh, causing death by suffocation to the entire family that included the father, his wife and his three daughters, the youngest of whom a newborn.
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But by listening to her shouts they found her with an electric fire lying on top of her.
I've been searching for an electric fire for my living room and want something with a traditional look that will suit the original features of my house.