From King Dictionary of Contemporary English central heating ˌcentral ˈheating ●●○ noun [uncountable ] DH a system of heating buildings in which water or air is heated in one place and then sent around the rest of the building through pipes etc the central heating boiler — centrally heated adjective Examples from the Corpus central heating • And even more amazing that he can still squeeze through chimneys and central heating air vents in tower blocks. • Two double bedrooms, bed and breakfast, central heating. • Situated in Church Road, Litherland, the property benefits from gas fired central heating and partial secondary glazing. • It includes master bedroom with ensuite shower room, three further bedrooms, second bathroom, gas central heating, double garage. • It had central heating, a rarity in the experience of people like us who depended on open coal fires. • He refused to put in central heating, even though he felt the cold badly. • The three central heating pump chambers are equally well-disguised by building over each a raised plinth, topped by a removable slab. • In flats with central heating, rent includes the cost of heating and is about £2.50 per week higher.