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heating element

[′hēd·iŋ ‚el·ə·mənt]
(electricity)
The part of a heating appliance in which electrical energy is transformed into heat.

electric heating element

A unit consisting of an electrical resistance material, insulated supports, and terminals for connection to a source of electric power; used as a heat source.
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Simply change the cooking plates and adjust the floating hinge to use the Griddler as a Contact Grill or a Panini Press, or your choice of an extra-large double Open Grill or Griddle.
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