radiator Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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radiatornoun [C]

uk   /ˈreɪ.di.eɪ.tər/  us   /-t̬ɚ/
a ​device, usually a ​containerfilled with ​water, that ​sends out ​heat, often as ​part of a ​heating or ​coolingsystem: When we ​installed the ​centralheating, we put a radiator in every ​room. My ​carengineoverheated 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 ​heatingrooms in ​buildings, consisting of a ​series of ​pipes through which ​steam or ​hotwaterpasses In a ​motorvehicle, 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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