immersion heater
noun Date: 1914 a usually electric unit that heats the liquid in which it is immersed

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  • immersion heater — im mersion .heater n BrE an electric water heater that provides hot water for a house …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • immersion heater — (British) water heater, electric heater designed to be placed in water that is to be heated …   English contemporary dictionary

  • immersion heater — a small electric coil used to heat a liquid, as a cup of water, in which it is immersed. Also called immersion coil. [1910 15] * * * …   Universalium

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  • immersion heater — noun (C) BrE an electric water heater that provides hot water for a house …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • immersion heater — /ɪˈmɜʃən hitə/ (say i mershuhn heetuh) noun an electrical heater, usually thermostatically controlled, immersed in a liquid to heat it …   Australian English dictionary

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