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hair dryerclick to hear

Electric appliance that blows hot air to dry hair.
hair dryer air-outlet grille barrel heat selector switch handle hang-up ring power supply cord air concentrator on-off switch speed selector switch air-inlet grille fan housing

air-outlet grille click to hear

Grating through which the hot air is blown; it prevents any contact with the heating element inside.

barrel click to hear

Part housing the hair dryer’s heating element.

heat selector switch click to hear

Device regulating air temperature.

handle click to hear

Part used to pick up and handle the appliance.

hang-up ring click to hear

Ring for hanging the hair dryer on a hook when it is not in use.

power supply cord click to hear

Flexible electric wire housing the leads connecting the appliance to the electric circuit.

air concentrator click to hear

Piece that fits over the end of the appliance to concentrate the flow of hot air over the hair.

on-off switch click to hear

Button for turning the device on or off.

speed selector switch click to hear

Device that regulates fan speed and hence the power of the airflow.

air-inlet grille click to hear

Grating through which air is drawn in; it prevents hair and other matter from entering the appliance’s housing.

fan housing click to hear

Part of the appliance’s frame that houses the motor and the fan that blows hot air.