chimney stack


chimney stack
n. part of chimney which is located above the roof and has several ducts

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • chimney stack — chimney stacks also chimney stack N COUNT A chimney stack is the brick or stone part of a chimney that is above the roof of a building. [BRIT] …   English dictionary

  • chimney stack — n BrE 1.) the tall chimney of a building such as a factory American Equivalent: smokestack 2.) a group of small chimneys on a roof …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • chimney stack — ► NOUN ▪ the part of a chimney that projects above a roof …   English terms dictionary

  • chimney stack — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms chimney stack : singular chimney stack plural chimney stacks 1) a very tall chimney on a factory or other large building 2) a square part of a house that passes through the roof and contains two or more… …   English dictionary

  • chimney-stack — see chimney stack …   English dictionary

  • chimney stack — noun 1. : a number of flues embodied in one chimney; especially : the part of a multiple flue chimney rising above a roof 2. : a chimney shaft containing only one flue …   Useful english dictionary

  • chimney stack — noun A vertical structure, normally of brick, rising from a roof, containing multiple flues, each one terminating in a chimney pot …   Wiktionary

  • chimney stack — noun the part of a chimney that projects above a roof …   English new terms dictionary

  • chimney stack — noun (C) BrE 1 the tall chimney of a building such as a factory; smokestack AmE 2 a group of small chimneys on a roof …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Chimney felling — is the practice of demolishing or felling a chimney stack. The practice is considered by some to be a dying art. Modern health and safety rules now largely prohibit the practice in industrialized areas; the current technique is to pack explosives …   Wikipedia


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