heater vs warmer what difference

what is difference between heater and warmer

English

Etymology

heat +‎ -er

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈhitɚ/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈhiːtə/
  • Rhymes: -iːtə(ɹ)

Noun

heater (plural heaters)

  1. A device that produces and radiates heat, typically to raise the temperature of a room or building.
  2. A person who heats something, for example in metalworking.
  3. (dated, slang) A gun.
  4. (baseball, slang) A fastball, especially one thrown at high velocity.
  5. (gambling, slang) An extended winning streak.
  6. (historical) A medieval European shield having a rounded triangle shape like a clothes iron.
  7. (horse racing) A dead heat; a race in which two or more competitors reach the finish line simultaneously.

Derived terms

  • dry heater
  • fan heater
  • feedwater heater
  • oil heater
  • point heater
  • space heater
  • wet heater

Descendants

  • Japanese: ヒーター (hītā)

Translations

See also

  • heating

Anagrams

  • Aether, aether, eather, hearte, hereat, reheat, æther

Middle English

Noun

heater

  1. Alternative form of hater


English

Etymology

warm +‎ -er

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈwɔɹmɚ/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈwɔːmə/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)mə(ɹ)
  • Hyphenation: warm‧er

Adjective

warmer

  1. comparative form of warm: more warm

Noun

warmer (plural warmers)

  1. Something that warms, such as a heater or a soup.
  2. A piece of clothing for warmth, such as a bodywarmer or leg warmer.
  3. An introductory activity, for example in a lesson, to stimulate interest in a topic.

Derived terms

  • winter warmer

Anagrams

  • rewarm

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɑrmər

Adjective

warmer

  1. Comparative form of warm

German

Adjective

warmer

  1. inflection of warm:
    1. strong/mixed nominative masculine singular
    2. strong genitive/dative feminine singular
    3. strong genitive plural

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