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flat-plate collector

[ flat-pleyt ]
/ ˈflætˌpleɪt /
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noun

a type of solar collector consisting of a series of flat glass or plastic plates with black metal surfaces that absorb solar energy.

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Origin of flat-plate collector

First recorded in 1975–80
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