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Chimney stack

That part of a chimney that is carried above the roof of a building: a group of chimneys carried up together.

chimney stack

1.A group of chimneys carried up together.
2. A very tall chimney, usually round in cross section, attached to factories, mills, etc.
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Parapet walls and chimney stacks are always exposed to the weather, no matter which way the wind is blowing.
A pair of the birds decided that a 150ft chimney stack at the St Fergus gas terminal was the perfect place to raise a family.
He said: "Obviously there is a fair amount of damage, a lot of chimney stacks down and it is tough on all those people who weren't able to spend the night at home.
This is because while the image of long terraces of stone houses, with colourful doors, slate roofs and large chimney stacks, is known throughout the world, many people living in the Valleys are unaware of their homes' heritage value.
If chimney stacks are tall and in poor condition, move things from areas directly below them.
They said they had made three chimney stacks safe before leaving.
He described the "terrific noise" when the chimney stacks fell through the roofs of the houses.
Chimney stack maintenance and repair and install of cowls and birdcages will be required as part of this work stream, the emergency stabilization of chimney stacks may also be required as with the remedial actions listed above this too may form part of and emergency call out.
IT WAS one of the most striking images of the Channel 4 series Country House Rescue - a plume of smoke from one of Meldon Park's crumbling chimney stacks disappearing into the air at a cost of PS10 per hour in oil.
M Sandhu, replacement shop front and roller shutters, removal of chimney stacks and alterations, Thornhill Arms, 229 Bradford Road, Fartown.
The alarming rise in unsafe chimney stacks is largely due to the removal of open fires and chimney breasts, leaving the structure unstable.
Those who have a vested interest claim that their filters will remove all of the pollutants before the waste gasses ("greenhouse gas") leave their chimney stacks.