Definition of heat pump in English:

heat pump

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noun

  • A device that transfers heat from a colder area to a hotter area by using mechanical energy, as in a refrigerator.
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    • I installed wall heaters, an electric water heater, dryer and range, but asked for help with a mechanical heat pump.
    • Heating and cooling are supplied by a combined heat pump and chilling device.
    • Typically, water is cycled through an underground pipe, and the heat in the surrounding soil warms or cools the heat pump's refrigerant.

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