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(Electronics) a coil or other arrangement of wire in which heat is produced by an electric current
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|Noun||1.||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 range - a kitchen range in which the heat for cooking is provided by electric power
immersion heater - a heating element that is immersed in the liquid that is to be heated (as in a hot-water tank)