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heating element

Definitions of heating element
  1. noun
    the component of a heater or range that transforms fuel or electricity into heat
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    types:
    bar
    a heating element in an electric fire
    burner
    the heating elements of a stove or range on which pots and pans are placed for cooking
    immersion heater
    a heating element that is immersed in the liquid that is to be heated (as in a hot-water tank)
    type of:
    component, constituent, element
    an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system
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