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3 dicționare găsite pentru chimney
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chimney \Chim"ney\, n.; pl. Chimneys. [F. chemin['e]e, LL.
     caminata, fr. L. caminus furnace, fireplace, Gr. ? furnace,
     oven.]
     1. A fireplace or hearth. [Obs.] --Sir W. Raleigh.
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     2. That part of a building which contains the smoke flues;
        esp. an upright tube or flue of brick or stone, in most
        cases extending through or above the roof of the building.
        Often used instead of chimney shaft.
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              Hard by a cottage chimney smokes.     --Milton.
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     3. A tube usually of glass, placed around a flame, as of a
        lamp, to create a draft, and promote combustion.
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     4. (Min.) A body of ore, usually of elongated form, extending
        downward in a vein. --Raymond.
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     Chimney board, a board or screen used to close a fireplace;
        a fireboard.
  
     Chimney cap, a device to improve the draught of a chimney,
        by presenting an exit aperture always to leeward.
  
     Chimney corner, the space between the sides of the
        fireplace and the fire; hence, the fireside.
  
     Chimney hook, a hook for holding pats and kettles over a
        fire,
  
     Chimney money, hearth money, a duty formerly paid in
        England for each chimney.
  
     Chimney pot (Arch.), a cylinder of earthenware or sheet
        metal placed at the top of a chimney which rises above the
        roof.
  
     Chimney swallow. (Zool.)
        (a) An American swift ({Ch[ae]ture pelasgica) which lives
            in chimneys.
        (b) In England, the common swallow ({Hirundo rustica).
  
     Chimney sweep, Chimney sweeper, one who cleans chimneys
        of soot; esp. a boy who climbs the flue, and brushes off
        the soot.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  chimney
       n 1: a vertical flue that provides a path through which smoke
            from a fire is carried away through the wall or roof of
            a building
       2: a glass flue surrounding the wick of an oil lamp [syn: lamp
          chimney]

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  106 Moby Thesaurus words for "chimney":
     abysm, abyss, arroyo, box canyon, breach, break, canyon, cavity,
     chap, chasm, check, chimney corner, chink, chute, cleft, cleuch,
     clough, col, coulee, couloir, country rock, crack, cranny,
     crevasse, crevice, cut, cwm, defile, dell, deposit, dike, ditch,
     donga, draw, excavation, fault, fender, fire screen, fireboard,
     fireguard, fireplace, fireside, fissure, flaw, flue, flue pipe,
     flume, fracture, fumarole, funnel, furrow, gangue, gap, gape, gash,
     gorge, groove, gulch, gulf, gully, hearth, hearthstone, hob, hole,
     hub, incision, ingle, inglenook, ingleside, joint, kloof, leak,
     lode, lodestuff, matrix, mineral deposit, moat, notch, nullah,
     opening, ore bed, pass, passage, pay dirt, ravine, rent, rift,
     rime, rupture, scissure, seam, shoot, slit, slot, smokehole,
     smokeshaft, smokestack, split, stack, stock, stovepipe, trench,
     valley, vein, void, wadi  
     

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