heater heater  /ˈhi tər/


  1. (n) device that heats water or supplies warmth to a room
  2. (n) (baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity



  1. Moreover, they say, in Tokyo, where 90% of the houses have kerosene heaters, there occur only some 7,000 fires a year.
  2. The heaters stand free with no flue, although ventilation through an open door or window is recommended.
  3. One day in 1958 Harris propped an oil portrait on Masonite board on top of an oil heater to dry.


  1. Pool heater linked to Boone hotel deaths was installed without permit

    The pool heater that leaked carbon monoxide and killed three people at a Boone hotel was installed without the knowledge of the town’s inspection department, a city inspector said.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Charlotte Observer

  2. No permit, no inspection after installing new hotel water heater

    BOONE, N.C. -- Authorities in Boone say the Best Western Plus replaced the pool's water heater without applying for a permit or requesting an inspection. The town of Boone Planning and Inspection Department says the Best Western Plus, the hotel where three people died of carbon monoxide poisoning, replaced the pool water heater in 2006. The hotel, which was originally built in 2000, never ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: WCNC Charlotte

  3. Town official: Boone hotel water heater replaced without inspection

    Officials in Boone said that the water heater that has been blamed for causing three carbon monoxide deaths at the Best Western was replaced sometime after March of 2012. Town planning director Bill Bailey said the hotel replaced the pool water heater without an inspection, because town officials were not aware of the replacement. Bailey said if it had been inspected the tragedy may never have ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: WSOC-TV Charlotte


  1. "When you locate the heater, you feel a lot better about yourself," Sheets said. "I think a fastball located is the hardest pitch to hit."
    on Jun 20, 2007 By: Ben Sheets Source: Forbes

  2. "I learned my lesson," Young said. "He called a slider and I wanted to challenge him with a heater. I didn't want to fall behind him any farther than that (in the count) so I came after him with the heater and he hit it out."
    on Sep 30, 2007 By: Chris Young Source: Chicago Tribune

  3. "I am pleased to have Teryl join our staff," said head coach Urban Meyer. "Coach Addazio did a great job coordinating our efforts with Chuck Heater and Dan McCarney to hire Teryl. It was important that we had some familiarity with Teryl as...
    on Feb 12, 2010 By: Urban Meyer Source: ESPN (blog)

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