Definition of central heating in English:

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central heating

Pronunciation: /ˈˌsentrəl ˈhēdiNG/

noun

A system for warming a building by heating water or air in one place and circulating it through pipes and radiators or vents.
Example sentences
  • My property is a one bedroom flat with 5 radiators, gas central heating and a gas cooker.
  • Gas-fired central heating and a video intercom system are included in each apartment.
  • A mother hit boiling point after going more than six weeks without hot water or central heating.

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Syllabification: cen·tral heat·ing

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