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- n. An appliance for heating water above its ambient temperature, generally for domestic use.
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- n. a heater and storage tank to supply heated water
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The water heater and pump winter in the garage where a large and efficient furnace keeps everything well above the thirty-two-degree mark.
Mrs. Bradley disentangled what the coroner actually had said from what the Sunday Flag would like its readers to believe that he had said, and then gave her particular attention to a paragraph in heavy type which emphasised the fact that the gas apparatus, a water heater of the ordinary domestic kind familiarly known as a geyser, had been found by the gas company’s experts to be in perfect order.
“Untampered with by guilty hands,” the paragraph ambiguously and actionably stated, “the water heater could have poisoned nobody.
Wrapped in a bathtowel, he padded to the mudroom, where the water heater shared a closet with the washer-dryer combination.
The water heater is old and Nikki’s shampoo-condition-and-shave routine pretty well emptied it.