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English noun: heater

1. heater (artifact) device that heats water or supplies warmth to a room


Broader (hypernym)device

Narrower (hyponym)brasier, brazier, convector, defroster, deicer, demister, gas heater, heating pad, hot pad, hot-water heater, hot-water tank, kerosene heater, kerosine heater, oil heater, oilstove, radiator, solar heater, space heater, stove, water heater

2. heater (act) (baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity

SamplesHe swung late on the fastball.
He showed batters nothing but smoke.

Synonymsbullet, fastball, hummer, smoke

Broader (hypernym)delivery, pitch

Narrower (hyponym)slider

Domain categorybaseball, baseball game

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