from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A device, such as an automobile radiator, used to transfer heat from a fluid on one side of a barrier to a fluid on the other side without bringing the fluids into direct contact.
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- n. Any device (such as a radiator) that transfers heat from one fluid to another via a separating wall
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- n. device that transfers heat from one liquid to another without allowing them to mix
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On March 29, the X-15’s stable platform heat exchanger iced up, and a faulty fire detector caused the plane’s fire warning light to pulse intermittently.