Definitions of chimney

  1. A fireplace or hearth. Webster Dictionary DB
  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. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. A tube usually of glass, placed around a flame, as of a lamp, to create a draft, and promote combustion. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. The passage through which smoke or heated air, etc., escapes; a glass tube for a lamp. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. A passage for the escape of smoke or heated air. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. A fireplace; passage for smoke. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. A flue for the smoke or gases from a fire. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. A passage for the escape of smoke from a fire; a flue; a funnel; a glass funnel to intensify the combustion of a lamp. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for chimney

  1. No wonder, thought Nanking, for no fire nor smoke has been made in that river chimney for years. – Tales of the Chesapeake by George Alfred Townsend
  2. When she was a small child her mother told Luce that she had been a little wild goose that had fallen down the chimney ah! – Pierre and Luce by Romain Rolland