immersion heater

noun

: a usually electric unit that heats the liquid in which it is immersed

Examples of immersion heater in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For this scenario, the researchers rigged an immersion heater in a box filled with Styrofoam as a rudimentary ignition device. IEEE Spectrum, 9 May 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1914, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of immersion heater was in 1914

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“Immersion heater.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/immersion%20heater. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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