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  1. oil heater, oilstove, kerosene heater, kerosine heater(noun)

    heater that burns oil (as kerosine) for heating or cooking

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  1. Kerosene heater

    A kerosene heater, also known as a paraffin heater, is a portable, unvented, kerosene-fueled, space-heating device. In the United States they are used mainly for supplemental heat or as a source of emergency heat during a power outage. In some countries, particularly in Japan, they are used as the primary source of home heat. Most kerosene heaters produce between 3.3 and 6.8 kW.


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