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heater

hee ter

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

  • Moreover, they say, in Tokyo, where 90% of the houses have kerosene heaters, there occur only some 7,000 fires a year.
  • The heaters stand free with no flue, although ventilation through an open door or window is recommended.
  • It was offered for a while with a gasoline-burner heater located in the front "trunk," a common but dangerously dumb accessory at the time.
News & Articles

  • 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 ...
    June 17, 2013 - WSOC-TV Charlotte
  • 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 ...
    June 17, 2013 - WCNC Charlotte
  • 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.
    June 17, 2013 - The Charlotte Observer
Quotes

  • Ben Sheets in Forbes
    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."
  • Chris Young in Chicago Tribune
    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."
  • Urban Meyer in ESPN (blog)
    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...

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