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economizer

[ih-kon-uh-mahy-zer] /ɪˈkɒn əˌmaɪ zər/
noun
1.
a person who economizes.
2.
(in a boiler) a device for warming feed water with gases entering the chimney or stack.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; economize + -er1
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Examples from the web for economizer
  • To maximize the savings from economizer system, proper blending and sensing of the air streams must occur.
  • The system shall include a water economizer in lieu of air economizer.
  • Complete one checklist for each economizer installed.
  • The custom unit or custom economizer would be more likely to have problems occur with the economizer controls and operation.
  • To aid in energy efficiency during the spring and fall seasons, an economizer cycle is utilized.
  • The economizer cycle provides free cooling by using outside air to cool the inside of the building.
  • Connections to boilers and economizers must comply with the written recommendations of the boiler and economizer manufacturers.
British Dictionary definitions for economizer

economizer

/ɪˈkɒnəˌmaɪzə/
noun
1.
a device that uses the waste heat from a boiler flue to preheat the feed water
2.
a person or thing that economizes
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