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solar collector

noun
1.
any of numerous devices or systems designed to capture and use solar radiation for heating air or water and for producing steam to generate electricity.
Also called collector.
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Examples for solar collector
  • Perhaps, using a thermocouple would be more efficient than using a photovoltaic device in the solar collector.
  • The output of the solar panels matches available solar heat gain to the solar collector.
  • Most solar water heating systems for buildings have two main parts: a solar collector and a storage tank.
  • The basic components of a solar dryer include an enclosure or shed, screened drying trays or racks, and a solar collector.
  • The approach is general in that it is applicable to all solar collector types.
  • Before purchasing a solar pool heating system, you can estimate and compare the costs of using different solar collector models.

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