reheater

heater

[hee-ter]
noun
1.
any of various apparatus for heating, especially for heating water or the air in a room.
2.
Electronics. the element of a vacuum tube that carries the current for heating a cathode.
3.
Slang. a pistol, revolver, or other firearm.

Origin:
1490–1500; heat + -er1

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heater (ˈhiːtə)
 
n
1.  any device for supplying heat, such as a hot-air blower, radiator, convector, etc
2.  slang (US) a pistol
3.  electronics a conductor carrying a current that indirectly heats the cathode in some types of valve

reheat
 
vb
1.  to heat or be heated again: to reheat yesterday's soup
2.  (tr) to add fuel to (the exhaust gases of an aircraft jet engine) to produce additional heat and thrust
 
n
3.  aeronautics another name (esp Brit) for afterburning
 
re'heater
 
n

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heater definition


  1. n.
    a pistol. (Underworld.) : Put your heaters away, boys. This is a job for reason.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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