water heater

noun

Definition of water heater 

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

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Resideo will include Honeywell ’s HON -0.25% ADI Global Distribution and home divisions, producing equipment such as thermostats, water heaters, security-control devices and sensors. Allison Prang, WSJ, "Honeywell Spinoffs Give Investors Early Look at Operations," 23 Aug. 2018 Courtesy of Recon Campers The Envy also has a 10-gallon freshwater tank, a 5-gallon grey water tank, water heater, and an outdoor shower to rinse off. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Pop-top camper van fits in your garage and sleeps a family," 12 July 2018 Barbieri had also shipped an additional 120 Rheem water heaters, as well as 520 electric motors and 15 air-onditioning units, over the previous five years. Jay Weaver, miamiherald, "After shipping AK-47s in water heaters, Brazilian weapons lord headed for slammer | Miami Herald," 15 May 2018 The hot-water heater at Tredici, on the southwest corner, was damaged, said Dodge, the restaurant owner. Michael Klein, Philly.com, "Water main break wreaks havoc on Center City restaurants," 3 July 2018 Marasco also advises against leaving your car running in the garage, and having your heaters, water heaters, and any appliances that use gas or oil inspected regularly. Carolyn L. Todd, SELF, "Emergency Responders Share 9 of the Biggest Death Traps in Your Home," 14 July 2018 However, for the many existing homes currently heated with natural gas, electrification will increase costs at today’s prices, compared to replacing gas furnaces and water heaters with new gas devices. David Roberts, Vox, "Most American homes are still heated with fossil fuels. It’s time to electrify.," 2 July 2018 They're produced by burning fossil fuel, such as natural gas in home furnaces and water heaters — and in huge power plants that generate electricity for air conditioners and televisions. George Skelton, latimes.com, "California is the first state to require solar panels on new homes. Here's why Big Brother is on to something," 21 May 2018 Bolt down and secure to wall studs the water heater, furnace and other major appliances. Gary Robbins, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Safety tips to follow before, during and after an earthquake," 8 July 2018

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1824, in the meaning defined above

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