Meaning of “electric heater” in the English Dictionary


"electric heater" in English

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electric heaternoun [ C ]

uk /ɪˌlek.trɪk ˈhiː.tər/ us /ɪˌlek.trɪk ˈhiː.t̬ɚ/ UK also electric fire

Examples from literature

  • For stubborn cases, an electric heater directed at the frozen spot can be used effectively. 
  • If it is too cold, we can turn on an electric heater run by the generator. 
  • They are heated by electric heaters. 
  • You could have gotten it up to eighty or ninety degrees by turning on the electric heater far enough, suggested Hal. 
  • You'd better buy an electric heater for the cats, suggested Winnie. 

(Definition of “electric heater” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)