heat·​er ˈhē-tər How to pronounce heater (audio)
: one that heats
especially : a device that imparts heat or holds something to be heated

Examples of heater in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Consider adding jets to transform the pool into a spa or add heaters to use it in the cooler months. Kristina McGuirk, Better Homes & Gardens, 5 June 2024 To keep guests warm, plush white blankets were draped on the ceremony chairs, standing heaters were brought in, and invitations suggested a warm coat. Kaitlin Menza, Condé Nast Traveler, 21 Mar. 2024 The heater topped out at 96.6 mph and generated 26 swings and 11 whiffs, per Baseball Savant. Jaylon Thompson, Kansas City Star, 27 May 2024 Hardness also creates more deposits at higher temperatures, so hot water heaters are prone to mineral buildup. Sarah Blank, The Conversation, 20 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for heater 

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of heater was in the 15th century

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“Heater.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heater. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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heat·​er ˈhēt-ər How to pronounce heater (audio)
: a device that heats or holds something to be heated

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