Appliance revolves around a piece of equipment, commonly powered by electricity, used to perform a particular energy-driven function.

Examples of common appliances are refrigerators, clothes washers and dishwashers, conventional ranges/ovens and microwave ovens, humidifiers and dehumidifiers, toasters, radios, and televisions.

In modern computer terms, appliance refers to a device that performs a single, well -defined function and is simple to install and operate, for example, a NetCache appliance or NetApp filer.

In terms of household appliances it is worthy to note, that they are ordinarily self-contained with respect to their function. Thus, equipment such as central heating and air conditioning systems and water heaters, which are connected to distribution systems inherent to their purposes, are not considered appliances.

-see also:
"Appliance" is in the NAICS Code "334512"
  (Automatic Environmental Control Manufacturing for Residential, Commercial, and Appliance UseLine or limit control for electric heat manufacturing)

Ref: 122086/2006-09-19


Other Database Pages Exist for this Phrase:
Appliances (Appliances used in the home during the year, ...)
Electro-mechanical domestic appliances
Household appliances (Household appliances are equipment or tools that ...)

Related Articles

Equipment ■■■■■■
Equipment revolves around all machinery, tools, and other apparatus, together with the necessary supplies . . . Read More
Heating ■■■■■■
HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) is the technology of indoor and vehicular environmental . . . Read More
Air handler ■■■■■■
Air handler means an air moving and/or mixing unit. A blower, Coil, expansion device, heater rack and . . . Read More
Product ■■■■■
Product: ; In an industrial context, a product is a tangible or intangible item that is created as a . . . Read More
Electro-mechanical domestic appliances ■■■■■
Electro-mechanical domestic appliances: Electro-mechanical domestic appliance is a term used to describe . . . Read More
Appliances ■■■■■
Appliances used in the home during the year, including those loaned to the householder for regular use; . . . Read More
Device ■■■■■
Device can be taken to mean: ; ; 1. An electrical device designed to carry power;; - - 2. A small appliance . . . Read More
Boiler ■■■■■
Boiler refers to a type of space-heating equipment consisting of a vessel or tank where heat produced . . . Read More
Firing ■■■■■
Firing denotes a step during the manufacture of ceramic tile using a kiln or furnace to develop desired . . . Read More
Apparat ■■■■■
Apparat is a word which means a telephone or phone, or on the phone . It means an apparatus. - - . . . Read More