economizer definition

  • noun:
    • somebody who avoids waste
    • A heat trade device in a boiler that gets better effectiveness and saves gas
    • One who, or that which, economizes.
    • Specifically: (vapor Boilers) An arrangement of pipelines for heating feed water by waste heat in the fumes moving towards chimney.
    • a person who economizes; person who utilizes cash, material, time, etc., economically or sparingly.
    • In manufacturing, an apparatus wherein economy, as of gas, is effected; particularly, one in which waste-heat from a boiler or furnace is utilized for heating the feed-water.
    • additionally spelled economiser.
    • Specifically— In fog-signaling on British railways, a computer device where the detonation of one track-torpedo regarding the railway because of the passing of the engine-wheels removes the next one in show prior to the tires get to it.
    • a frugal one who restricts investing and avoids waste

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