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heating element

n
(Electronics) a coil or other arrangement of wire in which heat is produced by an electric current
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Noun1.heating element - the component of a heater or range that transforms fuel or electricity into heat
bar - a heating element in an electric fire; "an electric fire with three bars"
burner - the heating elements of a stove or range on which pots and pans are placed for cooking; "the electric range had one large burner and three smaller one"
constituent, element, component - an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system; "spare components for cars"; "a component or constituent element of a system"
electric fire, electric heater - a small electric space heater
electric range - a kitchen range in which the heat for cooking is provided by electric power
gas cooker, gas range, gas stove - a range with gas rings and an oven for cooking with gas
immersion heater - a heating element that is immersed in the liquid that is to be heated (as in a hot-water tank)
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The tank will be equipped with an electric heating element.
They have an impressive 10-year guarantee and can be used as either central heating or electric radiators - fit an electric heating element and you can have toasty towels without having to turn the heating on.
There are 2 - 210 bbl steel tanks and a 2 bbl poly oil/water separator atop the sales tank with an electric heating element for cold weather operation.
An electric heating element replaces the conventional heater core and provides instant warmth when turned on.
Both bars contain an electric heating element that provides uniform, continuous heat on either side of a plastic sheet to allow smooth and precise bends.
The furnace is designed with burners in the roof for either gas or propane and features electric heating element mounting holes that can be temporarily plugged when fossil fuels are used.
The alternator is used to energize an electric heating element in the system and to trickle charge the locomotive battery.
The wooden frame with the cut HIPS sheet was placed on an electric heating element to heat the sheet.
The aluminum-finned electric heating element acts quickly to warm a room, then maintains more even room comfort by using heat stored in the liquid reservoir.
Each tank has an electric heating element and a circulating pump that moves the hot water from the tank to the baseboard radiators.
Each thermal delivery bag includes the company's patented electric heating element which ensures your food will always be delivered hot.
This is usually an electric heating element in the water cylinder for boost.