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radiant heating

n
(Building) a system of heating a building by radiant heat emitted from panels containing electrical conductors, hot water, etc

ra′diant heat′ing


n.
1. the means of heating objects or persons by radiation in which the intervening air is not heated.
2. a system for heating by radiation from a surface, esp. from a surface heated by means of electric resistance, hot water, etc.
[1910–15]
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Noun1.radiant heating - heating a building by radiation from panels containing hot water or electrical heaters
heating, warming - the process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature
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