Chimney

A chimney is a structure which provides ventilation for hot flue gases or smoke from a boiler, stove, furnace or fireplace to the outside atmosphere. Chimneys are typically vertical, or as near as possible to vertical, to ensure that the gases flow smoothly, drawing air into the combustion in what is known as the stack, or chimney, effect. The spa...
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Chimney

A passage way, generally of brick or metal construction, to carry waste combustion products from the appliance to the exterior of the building
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Chimney

• (n.) A body of ore, usually of elongated form, extending downward in a vein. • (n.) A tube usually of glass, placed around a flame, as of a lamp, to create a draft, and promote combustion. • (n.) A fireplace or hearth. • (n.) That part of a building which contains the smoke flues; esp. an upright tube or flue of brick or stone...
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chimney

(from the article `ocean`) ...Sea. This water, somewhat less dense than the overflow water from the Greenland and Norwegian seas, has been observed sinking to a depth of 3,000 ...
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chimney

noun a vertical flue that provides a path through which smoke from a fire is carried away through the wall or roof of a building
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Chimney

[locomotive] The chimney (or smokestack in North America) of a steam locomotive is a part of the exhaust system which helps in the creation of draught through the boiler and carries the exhaust steam and smoke clear of the driver`s line of sight. Different designs also helped create distinctive aesthetic looks for different companies and de...
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Chimney

[sculpture] Chimney is a brick sculpture which contains multiple architectural and sculptural elements, and is part of a larger, more open plaza designed for children. It is located outside the lobby atrium of the Riley Hospital for Children. In many ways this object resembles a chimney, however at the same time it functions as a pavilion. ...
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Chimney

Chim'ney noun ; plural Chimneys . [ French cheminée , Late Latin caminata , from Latin caminus furnace, fireplace, Greek ... furnace, oven.] 1. A fireplace or hearth. [ Obsolete] Sir W. Raleigh. 2. That part of a building which contains the...
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Chimney

A chimney is a channel or flue by which smoke or fumes from a fire, furnace or engine ascends and escapes away from the occupants of the building. Originally, the term chimney included the fireplace. In this sense the first chimneys we hear of are no earlier than the middle ages (12th century). The longer a chimney is the more perfect is its draugh...
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chimney

A gap between two vertical faces of rock or ice.
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chimney

A large crack that you can fit your whole body in.
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chimney

A masonry or metal stack that creates a draft to bring air to a fire and to carry the gaseous byproducts of combustion safely away. Chimneys harness the heat of the fire to create what's called a stack effect or chimney effect. As the warm air from the fire rises, cooler house air rushes into the ...
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Chimney

A masonry or metal stack that creates a draft to bring air to a fire and to carry the gaseous byproducts of combustion safely away.
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Chimney

A rock route large enough for the climber to fit inside. More in the climbing manual.
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Chimney

A shaft, approximately vertical, which helps create a draft for conducting the smoke and gases of combustion from above a fire to the outside.
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chimney

A vertical or nearly vertical opening in a cave, narrow enough to be climbed by chimneying.
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Chimney

A vertical pipe in a house that allows smoke and gases to escape from a fireplace (Santa Clause trad
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Chimney

Chimney is British slang for a heavy smoker.
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Chimney

Smokestack or stack , or funnel.
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chimney

structure designed to carry off smoke from a fireplace or furnace. A chimney also induces and maintains a draft that provides air to the fire.[1 related articles]
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chimney

the narrow portion of a foundation in which the stub is embedded
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chimney

[n] - a vertical flue that provides a path through which smoke from a fire is carried away through the wall or roof of a building
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