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electric heater

noun [C] uk   ( UK also electric fire) us  
a device that uses electricity to produce heat, for example from metal bars that become red and hot when the current is switched on
Translations of “electric heater”
in Chinese (Traditional) 電熱器,電熱裝置…
in Chinese (Simplified) 电热器,电热装置…
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