In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Keep water flowing in colder climates by adding an immersion heater to an existing birdbath.
- Heating is by means of an oil-fired central heating system which is augmented by a separate immersion heater for the hot water supply.
- She has hot water because that is heated through an immersion heater.
- I have an immersion heater so we'll have hot water, but the radiators are stone cold and it's chilly this evening.
- It is believed the cause of the fire was an electrical fault in the wiring of an electric immersion heater.
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