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hot water

Trouble or difficulty, as in She's deep in political hot water, or We got in hot water over the car deal, or He's finally paid his tuition and is out of hot water with the school. This metaphoric term alludes to water hot enough to burn one. [First half of 1500s] Also see in trouble with.
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Some facilities distribute hot water at temperatures as low as 120[degrees]F, and some even lower (e.
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The hot water storage tanks are a jumper between cold and hot water.
Tokyo [Japan], Jan 10 ( ANI ): Rinnai Corporation, a manufacturer of thermal energy equipments such as hot-water supply and air-conditioning has combined gas and electricity optimally to develop a hybrid hot water supply and heating system titled "Eco One".
Ki'ari Pope, 8, had suffered medical problems since March when she drank boiling hot water through a straw on a dare from her cousin.
Using the lowest heating rates for any selected storage volume means essentially computing a heating rate that can just reheat all of the previously drawn amount of hot water by the end time point corresponding to the selected cumulative volume, assuring no run-out of hot water.
Officials at CCV Products have introduced a rechargeable Electric Hot Water Bottle and Electric Hot Water Belt to the market.
The technology world champion in turnkey hot water systems is already fixed: ECOTHERM, based in Austria.
During the shower, tank heater looses hot water and gets cold water.
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In 2013, heat transfer specialist Fulton successfully tendered for the supply of a packaged hot water boiler system consisting of twelve FHE-250 modular hot water boilers for the Widnes site.
FAST food giant McDonald's sparked fury by refusing to provide hot water to make cuppas for the homeless.
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The tariffs for central heating and hot water will be grown in Tashkent from October 1 of this year, the Tashteploenergo company said.