water heater

noun

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

Examples of water heater in a Sentence

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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 22 Jul. 2024.

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