stovepipe

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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.
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stovepipe

A metal pipe for conducting smoke, gases, etc., from a stove to a chimney flue.
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