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convector

[ kuhn-vek-ter ]
/ kənˈvɛk tər /
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noun

any fluid or device transferring heat by convection.

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Origin of convector

First recorded in 1905–10; convect + -or2
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British Dictionary definitions for convector

convector
/ (kənˈvɛktə) /

noun

a space-heating device from which heat is transferred to the surrounding air by convection
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