oil heater
oil heater oil heater, oil-heater oil-heater . A heating or cooking device that burns oil (such as kerosine) as a fuel.

Syn: oilstove, kerosene heater, kerosine heater. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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