Definition of heat exchanger in English:

heat exchanger


  • A device for transferring heat from one medium to another.

    • ‘Get everywhere well insulated and put heat-exchangers on the ventilation system so it's an energy-efficient system.’
    • ‘In the winter, the air behind the outer glass facade warms and rises to the air box, which functions as a heat-exchanger, returning hot air to the apartments.’
    • ‘The fire heats the water, which then flows into the next room where an Amish-style heat-exchanger keeps the water warm.’
    • ‘These blood vessels act as a countercurrent heat-exchanger.’
    • ‘These experiments are expected to contribute, respectively, to new heat-exchanger designs, to more efficient oil exploration processes, and to better semiconductor alloys.’


heat exchanger

/ˈhiːt ɪkstʃeɪndʒə/