chimney stack

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chimney stack
 
n
the part of a chimney that rises above the roof of a building

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Main Entry:  chimney stack
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the part of a chimney that projects above a roof, containing multiple flues
Example:  Here is how to check the condition of a chimney stack, from inside the house, from outside at ground level, and from roof level.
Etymology:  1840
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