water heater


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Save up to $2,000 on a home heat pump, water heater Heat pumps are heating/cooling systems that are much cheaper to run than air conditioning and a furnace but cost more upfront. Elizabeth Weise, USA TODAY, 13 Mar. 2023 The family later learned from the fire department the fire started from a broken water heater. Sarah Rumpf, Fox News, 12 Mar. 2023 Lately, they have been hit with one unexpected expense after another, from an out-of-pocket MRI to a broken water heater. Gina Heeb, WSJ, 25 Feb. 2023 The Utilities Unite for Customers campaign also suggests lowering water heater temperatures and installing weather-strips along windows. Karl Schneider, The Indianapolis Star, 10 Nov. 2022 Virtual water heater replacement and HVAC inspections will still be available. Dallas News, 24 Feb. 2022 When the water is less hot, a water heater requests more often. IEEE Spectrum, 29 Jan. 2022 Is the broken window or leaky water heater an association concern? Kelly G. Richardson, San Diego Union-Tribune, 25 Feb. 2023 The year-old Prudential Center branch of Clover Food Lab is entirely electric, down to the hot water heater. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 25 Feb. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1824, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of water heater was in 1824

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“Water heater.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20heater. Accessed 25 Mar. 2023.

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