quartz heater

noun

Definition of quartz heater

: a portable electric radiant heater that has heating elements sealed in quartz-glass tubes producing infrared radiation in front of a reflective backing

First Known Use of quartz heater

1979, in the meaning defined above

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“Quartz heater.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quartz%20heater. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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