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 trailer carries camping essentials like a two-burner propane stove and deep-well sink, 42-gallon water tank and six-gallon water heater with external shower hookup, and drop-down tables. Caleb Miller, Car and Driver, 8 Oct. 2021 In one incident, he was dragged out of bed and across the floor by a superior after apparently forgetting to turn off the water heater. New York Times, 4 Oct. 2021 In the year 2000, this solar water heater behind me, which is being dedicated today, will still be here supplying cheap, efficient energy. . . . Bill Mckibben, The New Yorker, 8 Sep. 2021 But today paint is peeling off the walls, ceilings are falling in and bees have taken over the out-of-service 200-liter (53-gallon) water heater. Farai Mutsaka, ajc, 15 Sep. 2021 The rectangular pool has a water heater and a separate spa. Mary Grace Granados, Dallas News, 5 Aug. 2021 Herbert Hollis saw water rise high enough to reach the pilot on the water heater in his basement. Corey Williams, Star Tribune, 10 July 2021 He was being held in Youngstown when his 10-year-old daughter, Jabrayla, died Aug. 6 of carbon-monoxide poisoning from a leaking water heater. John Caniglia, cleveland, 20 Aug. 2021 The tail light is located too close to the water heater exhaust, which may cause the tail light to become distorted and fail. Detroit Free Press, 14 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of water heater

1824, in the meaning defined above

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19 Oct 2021

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“Water heater.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20heater. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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