Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A nest or collection of iron pipes in ranks or coils, through which steam is passed to heat a room, etc. See cuts under radiator.
“But when, as probably developed at this point, Mr. Cuyler was advised that his remarks bore convincing traces of the proximity of an active steam-radiator and that the broker knew perfectly well that the”
“The rooms were the smallest they had ever seen, but they were clean, and the price was only fifty cents a day -- a dollar and a half a week for Thyrsis 'and two dollars for Corydon's, because there was a steam-radiator in it.”
“The steam-radiator had proved a farce, anyway -- there was never any steam, and they had had to use gas-heaters.”
“They had this melancholy retreat to themselves, and seated on the divan enclosing the central steam-radiator, they were staring silently at the glass cabinets mounted in ebonised wood which contained the recovered fragments of Ilium.”
“She cried a little, far back in her throat with the small hissing noise of a steam-radiator, and tried a poor futile scheme for easing her head in the crotch of her elbow.”
“I'm just about ready to settle down by the old steam-radiator.”
“Mr. Flint's office bore all the conventional signs of business -- commissions of authority from insurance companies, state licenses in oak frames, an oil-painting of Thomas Sawyer Flint, the founder of the firm, over a fireplace that maintained its useless dignity in spite of the steam-radiator near the window.”
“The panels will heat the water used by the the building's steam-radiator heating system.”
“Think of the bliss of being where you have only to turn a screw in your steam-radiator to escape from this beastly cold.”
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