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Noun
/ˈCHimnē/,
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chimneys, plural;
  1. A vertical channel or pipe that conducts smoke and combustion gases up from a fire or furnace and typically through the roof of a building

  2. The part of such a structure that extends above the roof

  3. A glass tube that protects the flame of a lamp

  4. A steep narrow cleft by which a rock face may be climbed


  1. a vertical flue that provides a path through which smoke from a fire is carried away through the wall or roof of a building
  2. lamp chimney: a glass flue surrounding the wick of an oil lamp
  3. A chimney is a structure for venting hot flue gases or smoke from a boiler, stove, furnace or fireplace to the outside atmosphere. ...
  4. A climbing technique is any type or combination of body posture, movement or hold used in climbing.
  5. The chimney (or smokestack in North America) of a steam locomotive is a part of the exhaust system which helps in the creation of draught through the boiler and carries the exhaust steam and smoke clear of the driver's line of sight. ...
  6. Chimney is a brick sculpture which contains multiple architectural and sculptural elements, and is part of a larger, more open plaza designed for children. It is located outside the lobby atrium of the Riley Hospital for Children.
  7. (Chimneys (play)) Chimneys is a play by crime writer Agatha Christie and is based upon her own 1925 novel The Secret of Chimneys. The play was written in 1931 and was due to open at the Embassy Theatre in Swiss Cottage in December of that year. ...
  8. (The chimneys) Chimney Tops is a mountain in the central Great Smoky Mountains, located in the Southeastern United States. It has an elevation of 4,800 feet (1463 m). It is one of the park's most recognizable geological structures and a popular hiking destination.
  9. A vertical tube or hollow column used to emit environmentally polluting gaseous and solid matter (including but not limited to by-products of burning carbon or hydro-carbon based fuels); a flue; The glass flue surrounding the flame of an oil lamp; The smokestack of a steam locomotive; A narrow ...
  10. (Chimneys) These are irregular shaped vertical holes found in crevices; sometimes connecting openings, and at others extending from the surface of the ground to some particular stratum of rock. ...
  11. (Chimneys) which he climbs down with the sack of presents to fill children’s stockings
  12. Chimneys are usually built of stone or brick (more modern chimneys may be of cinder block)  and are located at either the exterior side walls of the building or at the center or interior of the building. ...
  13. Shaft for conveying gases outside, connected to a dwelling via either the exterior or the interior.
  14. A masonry or metal stack that creates a draft to bring air to a fire and to carry the gaseous byproducts of combustion safely away.
  15. To dream of seeing chimneys, denotes a very displeasing incident will occur in your life. Hasty intelligence of sickness will be borne you. A tumble down chimney, denotes sorrow and likely death in your family. ...
  16. A vertical flue for passing smoke and gases outside a building.
  17. Wide, vertical crack large enough for a climber to fit inside and climb. A move done inside the chimney by using opposing force with the feet and the body.
  18. A structure containing one or more flues for removing gases to the outside atmosphere.
  19. the passage through which smoke or fumes from a fire escape; flue; a structure containing a flue or flues and extending above the roof of a building.
  20. a device used to light a charcoal grill. It's about the size and shape of a coffee can, and it has little air holes cut in the side near the bottom. The air holes help the flame from the match concentrate on lighting the charcoal and paper in the grill. Chimneys take the place of lighter fluid. ...
  21. a vertical pipe in a house that allows smoke and gases to escape from a fireplace (Father Christmas traditionally enters a house through its chimney)
  22. The geological structure that forms over hydrothermal vents as minerals precipitate from vent fluids once they come in contact with ocean waters.
  23. n. a parallel sided constriction wider than body width. 2. (vb.) to climb a chimney.
  24. Two different meanings: In geological terms, a tall thin column of rock or other matter that resembles its namesake. In climbing terms, a chimney is a vertical crack big enough to fit your body inside.
  25. A tall column of solidified minerals on the ocean floor.