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"heating" in British English

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heatingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈhiː.tɪŋ/  us   /-t̬ɪŋ/ mainly UK (US usually heat)
A2 the ​system that ​keeps a ​buildingwarm: Is the heating on?

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(Definition of heating from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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heatingnoun [U]

 us   /ˈhit ˌweɪv/  /ˈhi·t̬ɪŋ/
the ​process of making something ​warm, esp. a ​building, or the ​equipment used for this: heating ​costs/​oil/​efficiency He ​takescare of the heating and air-conditioning.
(Definition of heating from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “heating”
in Arabic تَدْفِئة…
in Korean 난방시스템…
in Portuguese aquecimento, calefação…
in Catalan calefacció…
in Japanese 暖房…
in Chinese (Simplified) 供暖系统,暖气设备…
in Turkish ısıtma, ısınma, ısıtma sistemi/aracı…
in Russian отопление…
in Chinese (Traditional) 供暖系統,暖氣設備…
in Italian riscaldamento…
in Polish ogrzewanie…
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