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English noun: radiator

1. radiator (object) any object that radiates energy

Broader (hypernym)natural object

Narrower (hyponym)radio source

2. radiator (artifact) heater consisting of a series of pipes for circulating steam or hot water to heat rooms or buildings

Broader (hypernym)heater, warmer

Part meronymheat, heating, heating plant, heating system

3. radiator (artifact) a mechanism consisting of a metal honeycomb through which hot fluids circulate; heat is transferred from the fluid through the honeycomb to the airstream that is created either by the motion of the vehicle or by a fan

Broader (hypernym)mechanism

Part holonymradiator cap

Part meronymcooling system, engine cooling system

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