kerosene heater

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Noun1.kerosene heater - heater that burns oil (as kerosine) for heating or cookingkerosene heater - heater that burns oil (as kerosine) for heating or cooking
heater, warmer - device that heats water or supplies warmth to a room
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Rolling Meadows firefighters quickly extinguished a garage fire started by a portable kerosene heater Thursday afternoon.
An 86-year-old woman died in Paphos after a fire broke out in her home apparently caused by a kerosene heater.
In December 2012, 37 grade four girl students in the town of Sheenabad in West Azerbaijan province suffered burn injuries when a faulty kerosene heater burst into flames while being removed from the classroom.
The average LoSs for patients differed from 3.4 (in patients injured by hot water) to 6.1 (in patients injured by kerosene heater) days.
Syrian-Kurdish refugees carry a mattress and a kerosene heater at the Quru Gusik refugee camp, 20 kilometres east of Arbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq on Tuesday
If you have a woodstove, fine, but otherwise you might consider having a kerosene heater on hand.
"It was not yet clear what caused the fire, but some sources said that a kerosene heater triggered it," Russia Today website quoted a Jordanian Civil Defense source as saying.
A friend who lives in an all-electric condo in a deep-winter area just bought a 23,000 BTU portable kerosene heater and 5 gallons of fuel for under $200--a potential lifesaver.
What he remembers most about when the rain stopped wasn't the birthday cake his mother baked for him over a kerosene heater, it was the bakery truck that was parked in the employee parking lot of the Waucantuck Mill.
We share supplies like water, food and a kerosene heater. We sleep lined up in one room, eat by candlelight, share stories.
An explanation was not found until the twentieth century when lemon growers discovered that green fruit would quickly ripen when placed in a shed with a kerosene heater, but not with any other kind of heater.