central heating

Definition of central heating

:a system that heats all parts of a building
  • The house has central heating.

Word by Word Definitions

central play
  1. : containing or constituting a center

  2. : of primary importance : essential, principal

  3. : situated at, in, or near the center

  1. : a telephone exchange or operator

  2. : a central office or bureau usually controlling others

  3. : a center or hub for a specified activity or group

heat play heating
  1. : to become warm or hot

  2. : to start to spoil from heat

  3. : to make warm or hot

  1. : a condition of being hot : warmth

  2. : a marked or notable degree of hotness

  3. : pathological excessive bodily temperature


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