Definitions

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  • n. An apparatus for conveying and distributing heat, especially by means of hot water circulating in tubes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An apparatus for conveying and distributing heat, especially by means of hot water circulating in tubes.

Etymologies

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French calorifère, from Latin calor heat + ferre to bear.

Examples

  • Well, what I have just described to you is nothing more nor less than a calorifere.

    Five Weeks in a Balloon

  • A calorifere to produce the changes of temperature, and a cylinder to generate the heat, are neither inconvenient nor heavy.

    Five Weeks in a Balloon

  • "It's that beast of a calorifere," the Swede said, nodding at the hideous black cylinder that stood near them,

    A Daughter of To-Day

  • By dint of much persistence she had succeeded in getting the leaky roof repaired, and in place of the smoky stove that had long been her despair she had one night procured a fine calorifere by the simple process of stealing it.

    All Roads Lead to Calvary

  • Sabine could not at first imagine what this new fancy signified, she, whose house possessed a calorifere which heated the staircases, antechambers, and passages.

    Beatrix

  • Spre exemplu, la 15 grade Celsius, cei din Hawaii dau drumul la calorifere.

    Mediafax

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