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space heater

n.
A usually portable appliance that generates heat by electricity or by burning kerosene or oil to warm a small area or room.

space heater

n
(Electronics) a heater used to warm the air in an enclosed area, such as a room or office
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Noun1.space heater - heater consisting of a self-contained (usually portable) unit to warm a roomspace heater - heater consisting of a self-contained (usually portable) unit to warm a room
electric fire, electric heater - a small electric space heater
heater, warmer - device that heats water or supplies warmth to a room
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If possible, position space heaters in an area that is inaccessible to young children and toddlers, under four years of age, and teach older children to avoid them.
7 percent of fatal heating fires may have been caused by electric space heaters.
Combustible materials should be kept away from space heaters.
USE A HUMIDIFIER: Central heating and space heaters blast hot dry air, and a humidifier gets more moisture in the air, which helps to prevent skin from drying out.
2015/1185, implementing Directive 2009/125/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, with regard to ecodesign requirements for solid fuel local space heaters.
In the past, that was like inviting a troll to crash at your place: Space heaters can be homely little things, and if you don't treat them with utmost respect, they'll start a fire.
Geneva, Switzerland (PNA/Xinhua) -- The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday launched its first guidelines for indoor air quality, setting targets for reducing emissions of health-damaging pollutants from domestic cooking stoves, space heaters, and fuel-based lamps.
It also advised to reduce emissions of health-damaging pollutants from domestic cook stoves, space heaters and fuel-based lamps.
It's good in that if the heat goes out and cannot be fixed, we could provide firewood to residents so that they can have heat, and we wouldn't have to retrieve space heaters or put the residents up for the night in a hotel.
Stock GPM motor features include all cast-iron construction, drive end slinger, insulated opposite drive end bearing, winding RTDs, space heaters, provisions for bearing RTDs, and a ground lug in the conduit box.
Operators, every 6 months, recharge the battery pack, NSN 4520-01-493-2796, in your 35,000-BTU and 60,000-BTU convective space heaters.
We've used outdoor space heaters in a lot of the firm's projects: the Roundhouse in Beacon, New York; Yotel in New York City; the redesign of the Hotel Bel-Air in L.