What is another word for chimney?

Pronunciation: [t͡ʃˈɪmnɪ] (IPA)

A chimney is a structure that provides ventilation for fireplaces and stoves. The term has a range of synonyms, reflecting different materials, shapes and styles of chimney. These synonyms include flue, stack, vent, smokestack, furnace pipe, chimney pot, and chimney breast. A flue is a passage for conveying smoke and gases away from a fire, while a stack is a tall vertical structure, often seen in industrial settings. A vent may be used for air conditioning and ventilation systems as well as for fireplaces. A smokestack is a chimney that releases fumes and smog from industrial processes. Chimney breast refers to the portion of chimney that protrudes from a building's roof. Chimney pots are decorative caps that can be placed on top of chimneys for aesthetic purposes.

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What are the hyponyms for Chimney?

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Usage examples for Chimney

Between the bedroom door and the open fireplace was the chimney-corner.
"My Lady of the Chimney Corner"
Alexander Irvine
One avenue of escape after another was closed and she settled down at last to her lot in the chimney-corner.
"My Lady of the Chimney Corner"
Alexander Irvine
No, it was the chimney took fire-" "Will you just go back to Miss Martin, if you please," said old Nelligan, sternly.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever

Famous quotes with Chimney

  • I have discovered the secret of happiness - it is work, either with the hands or the head. The moment I have something to do, the draughts are open and my chimney draws, and I am happy.
    John Burroughs
  • Sitting by the chimney corner as we grow old, the commonest things around us take on live meanings and hint at the difference between these driving times and the calm, slow moving days when we were young.
    Rebecca H. Davis
  • One may have a blazing hearth in one's soul and yet no one ever came to sit by it. Passers-by see only a wisp of smoke from the chimney and continue on their way.
    Vincent Van Gogh
  • There is in every American, I think, something of the old Daniel Boone - who, when he could see the smoke from another chimney, felt himself too crowded and moved further out into the wilderness.
    Hubert H. Humphrey
  • Your goal is to achieve the best results by following their wishes. If they want you to build a house upside down standing on its chimney, it's up to you to do it.
    Richard M. Hunt

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