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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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