convector

noun
con·​vec·​tor | \ kən-ˈvek-tər How to pronounce convector (audio) \

Definition of convector

: a heating unit in which air heated by contact with a heating device (such as a radiator or a tube with fins) in a casing circulates by convection

First Known Use of convector

1907, in the meaning defined above

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“Convector.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/convector. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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