heat exchanger

noun

Definition of heat exchanger

: a device (such as an automobile radiator) for transferring heat from one fluid to another without allowing them to mix

Examples of heat exchanger in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Inspect heat exchangers or burners for cracks, abnormal discoloration or deterioration. Ron Wynn, Dallas News, "Inspect your HVAC system to avoid expensive failures," 12 Jan. 2020 After the coolant circulates through the engine, the pump pushes it out the upper radiator hose into the radiator, a heat exchanger made of metal tubes (aluminum on today's cars) to which fins are attached. Mike Allen, Popular Mechanics, "How to Flush Your Radiator and Cooling System," 11 Dec. 2019 That is piped during the day into the stadium, which extracts the cold through heat exchangers. Steven Mufson, The Denver Post, "Facing unbearable heat, Qatar has begun to air condition the outdoors," 20 Oct. 2019 That is piped during the day into the stadium, which extracts the cold through heat exchangers. Steven Mufson, The Denver Post, "Facing unbearable heat, Qatar has begun to air condition the outdoors," 20 Oct. 2019 That is piped during the day into the stadium, which extracts the cold through heat exchangers. Steven Mufson, The Denver Post, "Facing unbearable heat, Qatar has begun to air condition the outdoors," 20 Oct. 2019 That is piped during the day into the stadium, which extracts the cold through heat exchangers. Steven Mufson, The Denver Post, "Facing unbearable heat, Qatar has begun to air condition the outdoors," 20 Oct. 2019 That is piped during the day into the stadium, which extracts the cold through heat exchangers. Steven Mufson, The Denver Post, "Facing unbearable heat, Qatar has begun to air condition the outdoors," 20 Oct. 2019 That is piped during the day into the stadium, which extracts the cold through heat exchangers. Steven Mufson, The Denver Post, "Facing unbearable heat, Qatar has begun to air condition the outdoors," 20 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of heat exchanger

1902, in the meaning defined above

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21 Jan 2020

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“Heat exchanger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heat%20exchanger. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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heat exchanger

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heat ex·​chang·​er | \ -iks-ˌchānj-ər How to pronounce heat exchanger (audio) \

Medical Definition of heat exchanger

: a device (as in an apparatus for extracorporeal blood circulation) for transferring heat from one fluid to another without allowing them to mix

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