heating


heating
noun (esp. BrE) ⇨ See also ↑heat
ADJECTIVE
electric, gas-fired (BrE), radiant (AmE), solar

gas-fired central heating

central, domestic, home, space (AmE), underfloor
water
VERB + HEATING
have

The house has central heating.

have on, keep on, leave on, use

We haven't had the heating on this evening.

put on, switch on (esp. BrE), turn on

They are afraid to put the heating on because it's so expensive.

switch off (esp. BrE), turn off

They have their heating turned off during the morning.

turn down, turn up
fit, install, provide, put in

We're having central heating installed.

HEATING + VERB
be on, be on high, be on low

The heating was on but the window was open.

The heating's on low.

be off
come on
go off

Our heating goes off at eleven o'clock and comes on again at seven.

work

The heating doesn't work.

break down

The house was very cold because the heating had broken down.

HEATING + NOUN
bill (BrE, AmE)
system (BrE, AmE)

What sort of heating system does your new place have?

oil (BrE, AmE)

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