heat exchanger


General Science

  • noun a device that takes heat from one source and gives it to another


  • A device designed to transfer heat between two physically separated fluids. The fluids are usually separated by the thin walls of tubing.


  • A device or system which transfers heat from one body or medium to another. In doing so, heat is transferred from a hotter body or medium to a colder body or medium. A heat sink is an example.