immersion-coil

immersion heater

noun
a small electric coil used to heat a liquid, as a cup of water, in which it is immersed.
Also called immersion coil.


Origin:
1910–15

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immersion heater
 
n
an electrical device, usually thermostatically controlled, for heating the liquid in which it is immersed, esp as a fixture in a domestic hot-water tank

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