Definition of storage heater in English:

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storage heater

Pronunciation: /ˈstôrij ˌhēdər/

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.
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.

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Syllabification: stor·age heat·er

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