A major appliance
is a large machine
which accomplishes some routine housekeeping task, which includes purposes such as cooking
preservation, or cleaning
, whether in a household, institutional, commercial or industrial setting. An appliance
is differentiated from a plumbing fixture because it uses an energy input for its operation other than water
Major appliances are differentiated from small appliances because they are large, difficult to move, and generally fixed in place to some extent. They may be roughly divided into refrigeration equipment, stoves, washing equipment, and miscellaneous.
In the distinction White goods / brown goods most are white goods.
Major appliances include: