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stovepipe

[stohv-pahyp] /ˈstoʊvˌpaɪp/
noun
1.
a pipe, as of sheet metal, serving as a stove chimney or to connect a stove with a chimney flue.
Origin of stovepipe
1690-1700
1690-1700; stove1 + pipe1
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  • When I was in the military, we called the problem “inter-operability” or “stovepipes.”

    Terror Deja Vu Ken Allard December 27, 2009
British Dictionary definitions for stovepipes

stovepipes

/ˈstəʊvˌpaɪps/
plural noun
1.
(informal) tight trousers with narrow legs

stovepipe

/ˈstəʊvˌpaɪp/
noun
1.
a pipe that serves as a flue to a stove
2.
Also called stovepipe hat. a man's tall silk hat
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