electrothermal energy conversion

electrothermal energy conversion

[i¦lek·trō′thər·məl ′en·ər·jē kən‚vər·zhən]
(engineering)
The direct conversion of electric energy into heat energy, as in an electric heater.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.