Definition of storage heater in English:

storage heater

Line breaks: stor|age heat¦er

noun

British
An electric heater that accumulates heat in water or bricks during the night (when electricity is cheaper) and releases it during the day.
More example sentences
  • Concrete absorbs heat and re-radiates it slowly much like an electric storage heater.
  • Electric storage heaters replaced the stove and open fire.
  • Heating was provided by electric storage heaters with an electric cooker also included.

Definition of storage heater in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day humoresque
Pronunciation: ˌhjuːməˈrɛsk
noun
a short, lively piece of music