Definition of heating in English:

heating

noun

  • Equipment or devices used to provide heat, especially to a building.

    ‘baseboard heating’
    • ‘Using a complex system of heating equipment, special growing lamps and automated watering systems the gang had established a hi-tech operation.’
    • ‘The next day, Henrietta High School's classed were closed, due to the lack of heating in the building.’
    • ‘Since it was established in 1977, it has grown to become one of the region's leading suppliers of heating, ventilation and air conditioning services.’
    • ‘Enhanced lighting and heating systems will provide a warmer feel, and outside the station will also be spruced up and painted.’
    • ‘According to O'Donnell, the even feeling provided by radiant floor heating is the most common reason people choose the system.’
    • ‘Floodlights mean the range will also be in use throughout the winter when the welcome luxury of heating will be provided in the bays.’
    • ‘The blocks will then be rendered and the house, which will become the family home of Tomas O'Leary, an architect, should have little or no heating bills.’
    • ‘The heating was provided not for the comfort of the prisoners but to create a better setting for the evaporation of gas.’
    • ‘The church provides the hall and heating free of charge.’
    • ‘The war-time hangars were not suited for comfort, and it was not until 1956 that combustion heating was provided in the classroom.’
    • ‘You may already have a humidifier built into your heating and air conditioning system.’
    • ‘Essential filtration and heating equipment had to be installed at the 20-year-old pool.’
    • ‘Manufacturers claim the extra insulation of plants cuts building heating and cooling costs and gives a longer roof life.’
    • ‘Installing heating and cooling equipment that can use multiple fuels provides operational flexibility.’
    • ‘She estimates their average yearly bills for heating and electricity at about €800, including all the standing charges.’
    • ‘You have to ask hard questions and there has to be a long-term and much more wide-ranging approach than simply providing double glazing or heating.’
    • ‘He added that many hospitals have closed because they had insufficient heating and equipment.’
    • ‘He wrapped up warmly to enter the building as there was no heating in the building!’
    • ‘Using the products as a microheater provides a precise heating device, says Amit Das, director of product development.’
    • ‘Workers were paid only for their output, and employers did not have to bear the cost of lighting and heating, nor provide space for the machines which were used.’

Pronunciation:

heating

/ˈhēdiNG/