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stovepipe

a pipe that serves as a flue to a stove
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stovepipe

[′stōv‚pīp]
(engineering)
Large-diameter pipe made of sheet steel.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

stovepipe

A metal pipe for conducting smoke, gases, etc., from a stove to a chimney flue.
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In a progressive attempt to depart from the Napoleonic stovepipes, Admiral James Stavridis created a matrixed organization focused on its primary mission areas.
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Install stovepipe thermometers to help monitor flue temperatures.
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One might conclude that a major contributing factor to the support problem was that the Army occasionally suffers from an organizational structure deficiency sometimes referred to as stovepipes. Here the stovepipes are the Infantry, Armor, Air Defense, Field Artillery, and so on.
TECHNO-FUNCTIONAL STOVEPIPES Stovepipe regulation results from the fact that the 1996 Act contains definitions for variously denominated communications services, such as "telecommunications," "information services," "cable service," "mobile service," and "open video system." Different regulatory treatment applies depending upon how a service offering is classified.
The large firebox holds an adequate fire overnight, and we can keep a hot enough fire that the stovepipes stay much cleaner of creosote (depending on the kind of wood).
The current system preserves and even encourages seams and stovepipes. There are multiple units and organizations working for multiple headquarters that touch every segment of the transportation process with no clear ownership.
GEOSS members often describe the systems as "research stovepipes," with limited flexibility and focused application to particular needs.