Thermosiphon system

Thermosiphon system
  A solar collector system for water heating in which circulation of the collection fluid through the storage loop is provided solely by the temperature and density difference between the hot and cold fluids.
  U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration's Energy Glossary

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