heat exchanger definition

  • noun:
    • A device, particularly a vehicle radiator, used to transfer heat from a fluid on one part of a barrier to a fluid on the other hand without taking the liquids into direct contact.
    • Any device (such a radiator) that transfers heat from a single liquid to some other via a separating wall
    • unit that transfers heat from 1 fluid to a different without allowing them to blend

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