radiator

Part of speech: noun

That which radiates, as a set of steam pipes for heating.

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Usage examples "radiator":

  1. And around this triumph of landscape gardening, phaeton, Tilbury, Mercedes, and Toledo backed, circled, tooted; gaily gowned women, whips aslant, horses dancing, greeted expected guests; laughing young men climbed into dog- carts and took the reins from nimble grooms; young girls, extravagantly veiled, made room in comfortable touring- cars for feminine guests whose extravagant veils were yet to be unpacked; slim young men in leather trappings, caps adorned with elaborate masks or goggles, manipulated rakish steering- gears; preoccupied machinists were fussing with valve and radiator or were cranking up; and, through the jolly tumult, the melancholy bell of the locomotive sounded, and the long train moved out through the September sunshine amid clouds of snowy steam. - "The Fighting Chance", Robert W. Chambers.
  2. He took care of the radiator and then disappeared. - "Ghost Beyond the Gate", Mildred A. Wirt.
  3. Think of the difference in this machine, when it's asleep- cold and quiet, an engine mounted on a frame, a tank of water, a reservoir of cheap spirit, a pump, a radiator, a magnet, some geared wheels fitting together, a lever or two. - "The Princess Passes", Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson.