radiator etymology

English word radiator comes from English region, English -or

Detailed word origin of radiator

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
region English (eng) (anatomy) A place in or a part of the body in any way indicated.. (figuratively) The inhabitants of a region or district of a country.. (historical) Such a division of the city of Rome and of the territory about Rome, of which the number varied at different times; a district, quarter, or ward.. (obsolete) Place; rank; station; dignity.. (obsolete) The space from the earth's surface out to [...]
-or English (eng) (electrical science) Appended to the names of members of classes of components, especially those that have an extensive property name of the same root suffixed with -ance. Creates an agent noun, indicating a person who does something.
radiator English (eng) (automotive) A device that lowers engine coolant temperature by conducting heat to the air, through metal fins.. (electronics) A type of antenna.. (of buildings) A finned metal fixture that carries hot water or steam in order to heat a room.. Anything which radiates or emits rays.

Words with the same origin as radiator

Descendants of region
provocation quality
Descendants of -or
accelerator actor actress advisor author calculator communicator coordinator decorator detonator donor elevator instructor investor perk perky projector realtor sculptor sensor ventilator