Definition of Convector

1. Noun. A space heater that transfers heat to the surrounding air by convection.

Generic synonyms: Heater, Warmer



Definition of Convector

1. Noun. A space heater that transfers heat by convection; a radiator ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Convector

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Convector

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convector (current term)
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Literary usage of Convector

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1. The Ventilation, Heating, and Lighting of Dwellings by Joseph William Thomas (1906)
"Electric convector. that any benefit would accrue, whilst it is not at all certain that ill results would not follow. There are other electric heaters on ..."

2. Transactions by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1914)
"convector and radiant heaters the following was experimentally determined, ... 5 per cent convector heater 90 per cent 5 per cent 5 per cent The design of ..."

3. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1914)
"The radiant and convector heaters, named from the manner in which the heat is furnished, have different conditions to meet. The radiant heaters or electric ..."

4. The Open Fire-place in All Ages by John Pickering Putnam (1880)
"But any hot flue would in this sense be a heat " convector " as well as this. Its most characteristic function is to break up and spread out the current of ..."

5. Transactions of the North-East Coast Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders (1905)
"... the efficiency of the different boilers, so as to compare with his own, which I may here say is a very similar one in design to the " convector " boiler ..."

6. The Electrical Solicitors' Handbook by National Electric Light Association (1909)
"It is of the utmost importance that electric radiators of the convector ... If the convector is properly installed, there should be an end of cold drafts. ..."

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