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radiatorra‧di‧a‧tor /ˈreɪdieɪtə $ -ər/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 DHHa thin metal container that is fastened to a wall and through which hot water passes to provide heat for a room2 TTCTTAthe part of a car or aircraft which stops the engine from getting too hot
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radiatorThere were spoons hidden all over the factory, on rafters, in drawers, behind radiators, and so on.Select a new radiator that is the closest possible match to the existing one in terms of height and length.Savanna animals cool off with a kind of organic radiator by evaporating water from the moist linings of the nasal chambers.A direct system has only one water circuit which supplies both the taps and the radiators.All the engine needed was a little highway speed, let the radiator do its work.He paused by one of the radiators to warm his hands before approaching the doors that led into the infirmary.Let it touch the radiator - it won't leave its hand there when it discovers it is hot.
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