Heating
Heating Heat"ing (h[=e]t"[i^]ng), a. That heats or imparts heat; promoting warmth or heat; exciting action; stimulating; as, heating medicines or applications. [1913 Webster]

{Heating surface} (Steam Boilers), the aggregate surface exposed to fire or to the heated products of combustion, esp. of all the plates or sheets that are exposed to water on their opposite surfaces; -- called also {fire surface}. [1913 Webster]


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