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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.
The 1,700-watt unit, in a basic and a deluxe model, has an on/off light, removable heating element and cooking plate, lacquered lower storage shelf, a four-color instruction booklet with a collection of recipes, and a one-year limited warranty.
Caption: Above right: Kalorik's induction cooking plates
A convenient diagonal indentation in the cooking plates allows consumers to cut sandwiches into perfect triangular halves.
The GAll & Griddle combines two appliances in one with reversible cooking plates that can be used as an open grill or a fiat griddle; other features include an 18-by-10.5-inch non-stick cooking surface, an embedded heating element, and a grill plate that channels fats and juices away from the food.
In the 1200's, a craftsman forged some cooking plates into the now much-recognized honeycomb pattern.
As with the grill/griddle, the cooking plates are dishwasher safe.
Twelve items, including: A two- or four-size Sandwich Press, which features nonstick flat cooking plates, heavy-duty metal arms, and an adjustable toast-height control--for delicious grilled sandwiches and snacks.
The waffle maker stands upright for compact storage; has a light that lets cooks know when the waffle is ready; and features nonstick cooking plates.