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fan heater Line breaks: fan heat¦er

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Definition of fan heater in English:


An electric heater in which a fan drives air over a hot element and back into the room.
Example sentences
  • Mr Gerrard said he and his wife arrived at the hospital after midnight to find the waiting room heated by a single fan heater situated over the door.
  • Julie said: ‘When I found out that mum and dad had been left there with just a fan heater to keep them warm in the middle of January, I phoned the emergency number at the housing department straight away.’
  • There's also a 2KW fan heater to help boost the air temperature.
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