Radiator meaning

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A cooling device, as in automotive engines, through which water or other fluids circulate as a coolant.
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Anything which radiates or emits rays.
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(of buildings) A finned metal fixture that carries hot water or steam in order to heat a room.
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A body that emits radiation. Radiators are commonly designed to transfer heat energy from one place to another, as in an automobile, in which the radiator cools the engine by transferring heat energy from the engine to the air, or in buildings, where radiators transfer heat energy from a furnace to the air and objects in the surrounding room.
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(automotive) A device that lowers engine coolant temperature by conducting heat to the air, through metal fins.
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(electronics) A type of antenna.
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A heating device consisting of a series of connected pipes, typically inside an upright metal structure, through which steam or hot water is circulated so as to radiate heat into the surrounding space.
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(physics) A body that emits radiation.
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A transmitting antenna.
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Anything that radiates.
  • A series of pipes or coils through which hot water or steam circulates so as to radiate heat into a room, etc.
  • A cooling device of tubes and fins, as in an automobile, through which circulating coolant passes.
  • Any radioactive material or body.
  • (radio) A portion of any transmitting antenna capable of producing radio-frequency energy.
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