space heating

noun

Definition of space heating 

: heating of spaces especially for human comfort by any means (such as fuel, electricity, or solar radiation) with the heater either within the space or external to it

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Roughly 90 percent of the cooking and space heating in the state of California is done with natural gas. Rob Nikolewski, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Opportunities and challenges greet Jeff Martin, Sempra's new CEO," 29 Apr. 2018

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1930, in the meaning defined above

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