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smokestack

[′smōk‚stak]
(engineering)
A chimney for the discharge of flue gases from a furnace operation such as in a steam boiler, powerhouse, heating plant, ship, locomotive, or foundry.

chimney

chimney
An incombustible vertical structure containing one or more flues to provide draft for fireplaces, and to carry off gaseous products of combustion to the outside air from fireplaces, furnaces, or boilers. Also see clay-and-sticks
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The company acquired the plant in 1899, and the refinery's smokestacks were added later.
For obvious economic reasons, coal-burning utilities favored this approach over traditional "command and control" alternatives that require polluters to invest in equipment that captures mercury before it is released from smokestacks.
Smokestack emissions from the global shipping fleet are projected to double in North America in the next decade, exposing communities to diesel exhaust that contributes to respiratory illness, cancer, heart disease and premature death.
Our sale of the Smokestack building in Long Island City comes to mind, where we sold for a very substantial profit but the purchaser had better capacity to develop the property as a 60-story residential tower than we did.
In fact, the nearby town of Cartersville and its 16,000 residents are strangely indifferent to the pollution pouring out of Bowen's twin smokestacks, and a decade's worth of scientific studies and environmental consciousness-raising has had little effect on the attitudes of local residents or plant employees.
Fine particulate matter is made up of microscopic specks and liquid droplets formed from vehicle exhaust, soot from diesel combustion and wood-burning fireplaces, and chemicals from industrial smokestacks.
In the darkness, the lights from the steel mills sparkle next to the smokestacks with their billowing white clouds.
Before they start firing up the black smokestacks, I hope the pope gets around to commissioning the paper blaming the elimination of men and women in general on radical masculinism.
smokestacks churn out one fifth of the soot they did in 1970.
Though long forgotten now, Osaka was once commonly referred to as the "Manchester of the Orient," a reference to the then mighty industrial city in northern England, not least because of its thousands of smokestacks belching out filthy gases.
In 1980 the AEP Picaway power plant in Central Ohio shut down its short, roof-mounted smokestacks and began directing all emissions through an 88-meter smokestack.
a firm specializing in the construction, repair, and demolition of smokestacks, disassembled the smokestack layer by layer, tile by tile.