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Definition of Chimney


  1. A fireplace or hearth.
  2. That part of a building which contains the smoke flues; esp. an upright tube or flue of brick or stone, in most cases extending through or above the roof of the building. Often used instead of chimney shaft.
  3. A tube usually of glass, placed around a flame, as of a lamp, to create a draft, and promote combustion.
  4. A body of ore, usually of elongated form, extending downward in a vein.
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Chimney Translations

chimney in Dutch is schoorsteen, kachelpijp
chimney in German is Kamin
chimney in Swedish is skorsten