space heater


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space heater

A relatively small self-contained heater, usually with a powerful fan, used to heat the room or space in which it is placed; electricity or a liquid fuel supplies the heat energy.
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The final major category of space heaters, oil-filled radiators, are for patient people who appreciate silence and have bigger rooms to heat.
Lighting, cooking, clothes washing, stereo, computers, television, and space heaters all combined to provide the energy needed to keep the house warm during the winter.
Most home-heating fire deaths (73 percent), injuries (64 percent), and direct property damage (57 percent) involved stationary or portable space heaters. Chimneys and chimney connectors accounted for the largest share of home-heating fires (36 percent).
Vornado will capitalize on the consumer need for lower-cost heating alternatives with its TouchStone metal space heater to hit retail at the end of this month.
The Space Heater Convective (SHC) from Hunter Manufacturing is a battery powered, liquid fuel-burning, ducted convective heater built to deliver up to 250 CFM of clean heated air to personnel and equipment housed in Arctic tents and other softwalled temporary or semipermanent shelters.
* "An electrical space heater wastes up to 2,400 watts when in use.
Above him is a white space heater and the slogan `Declare War on the Cold Front!' Huang Chong-jung, manager of the trading firm's marketing department, said that the campaign was never intended to show support for Hitler.
During 1988-1994, an unvented combustion space heater was used by an estimated 13.7 million adults, and electric space heaters were used by 23.1 million adults; space heaters were not used by 150.4 million adults.
A thermostatically controlled propane space heater maintains the air temperature at 65 [degrees] during the day and 55 [degrees] at night.
While trying to figure out how to adapt a gas control valve from an old water heater for the space heater, I thought, "Why not simply use the hot water tank as a heating system?"
Dressed in casual, civilian clothes, he flashed me a sincere-looking smile as he waved me to a chair right in front of a glowing space heater. It was oddly reassuring to hear his regular American accent and grammar as he began asking me questions.