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

Examples of quartz heater in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Think of it as Mother Nature’s version of a man-size quartz heater. T. Edward Nickens, Field & Stream, "Wild Fires," 9 Jan. 2017

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First Known Use of quartz heater

1979, in the meaning defined above

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“Quartz heater.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quartz%20heater. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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