Definitions for economizer
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
e•con•o•mizeɪˈkɒn əˌmaɪz(v.)-mized, -miz•ing.
(v.i.)to practice economy; avoid waste or extravagance.
(v.t.)to manage economically; use sparingly or frugally.
Origin of economize:
a frugal person who limits spending and avoids waste
A person who avoids waste
A heat exchange device in a boiler that improves efficiency and saves fuel
one who, or that which, economizes
specifically: (Steam Boilers) An arrangement of pipes for heating feed water by waste heat in the gases passing to the chimney
Economizers, or economisers, are mechanical devices intended to reduce energy consumption, or to perform another useful function such as preheating a fluid. The term economizer is used for other purposes as well. Boiler, powerplant, and heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning uses are discussed in this article. In simple terms, an economizer is a heat exchanger.
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