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radiatornoun [C]

uk   /ˈreɪ.di.eɪ.tər/  us   /ˈreɪ.di.eɪ.t̬ɚ/
a device, usually a container filled with water, that sends out heat, often as part of a heating or cooling system: When we installed the central heating, we put a radiator in every room. My car engine overheated because the water had leaked out of the radiator.
(Definition of radiator from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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radiatornoun [C]

 us   /ˈreɪ·diˌeɪ·t̬ər/
a device for heating rooms in buildings, consisting of a series of pipes through which steam or hot water passes
In a motor vehicle, a radiator is a device for cooling the engine.
(Definition of radiator from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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