space heater
noun Date: 1925 a usually portable appliance for heating a relatively small area

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • space heater — space heat er, n. a portable heating device used for warming the air of a single room; it may be electrical or use a combustible fuel. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • space heater — n. a small heating unit for warming the air of a single confined area, as a room * * * …   Universalium

  • space heater — space ,heater noun count AMERICAN a small piece of equipment that you use for heating a particular area …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • space heater — n. a small heating unit for warming the air of a single confined area, as a room …   English World dictionary

  • space heater — noun heater consisting of a self contained (usually portable) unit to warm a room • Hypernyms: ↑heater, ↑warmer • Hyponyms: ↑electric heater, ↑electric fire * * * noun, pl ⋯ ers [count] US : a small device that is used for heating a room * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • space heater — noun a heater used to warm an enclosed space within a building. Derivatives space heated adjective space heating noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • Space Heater —   A moveable or fixed heater used to heat individual rooms …   Energy terms

  • space heater — /ˈspeɪs hitə/ (say spays heetuh) noun a domestic or industrial heater used for heating an enclosed area, as a room or workshop …   Australian English dictionary

  • space heater — noun A portable heating appliance used to warm an area or room …   Wiktionary

  • space heater — noun (C) a small machine for heating a room …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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