water heater


Definition of water heater

: an apparatus for heating and usually storing hot water (as for domestic use)

Examples of water heater in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The tankless water heater supplies hot water on demand. Bob Beacham, chicagotribune.com, "The best tankless water heater of 2020," 6 Oct. 2020 Even today, some locals are still recovering from the explosions, anxious at the smell of gas or the gurgle of a water heater. Popular Science, "Gas explosions keep killing people, and the US government won’t step in," 29 Sep. 2020 The shortwave show, not so much, said Nolan Udall, who met Cooper when he was hired as a handyman to patch his roof and fix his water heater. AZCentral.com, "How William Cooper and his book ‘Behold a Pale Horse’ planted seeds of QAnon conspiracy theory," 1 Oct. 2020 Shaken by his father’s death, Wilkinson has been retrofitting his house in Newton, Massachusetts, replacing his water heater and furnace with an electric heat pump powered by rooftop solar panels. Popular Science, "Gas explosions keep killing people, and the US government won’t step in," 29 Sep. 2020 The open-plan interior offers wood flooring, a woodburning fireplace, dual-pane windows and a tankless water heater. Dallas News, "‘Join the fun’ in East Dallas communities," 27 Sep. 2020 According to HomeAdvisor, the average national cost to replace central air conditioning is $5,750, and installing a water heater costs an average of $1,159, including the unit and labor. Tanisha A. Sykes, USA TODAY, "Is buying a home warranty worth it for repairs? Here's what you need to know before committing," 15 Sep. 2020 Adding a drain in the laundry room and a tankless water heater. Mary Wakeford, The Arizona Republic, "Couple face challenges as they work to create their perfect Sun City retirement home," 11 Sep. 2020 Additional amenities include Pella windows, a gas water heater and proximity to Hillcrest Village Shopping Center. Dallas News, "Lakewood | Lake Highlands office showcases four homes," 16 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of water heater

1824, in the meaning defined above

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18 Oct 2020

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“Water heater.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20heater. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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