space heating


noun

the heating of a limited area, as a room, by means of a heater (space heater) within the area.

Nearby words

  1. space character,
  2. space charge,
  3. space flight,
  4. space group,
  5. space heater,
  6. space invaders,
  7. space inversion,
  8. space junk,
  9. space lattice,
  10. space law

Origin of space heating

First recorded in 1930–35

Related formsspace-heat·ing, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for space heater

space heater

noun

a heater used to warm the air in an enclosed area, such as a room or office
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