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central heating

noun
1.
a system that supplies heat to an entire building from a single source through ducts or through pipes.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10
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British Dictionary definitions for central-heating

central heating

noun
1.
a system for heating the rooms of a building by means of radiators or air vents connected by pipes or ducts to a central source of heat
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