flue pipe

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flue pipe

n. Music
An organ pipe with a lipped opening; a flue.

flue pipe



(Instruments) an organ pipe or tubular instrument of the flute family whose sound is produced by the passage of air across a sharp-edged fissure in the side. This sets in motion a vibrating air column within the pipe or instrument

flue′ pipe`

an organ pipe having a flue.
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Noun1.flue pipe - organ pipe whose tone is produced by air passing across the sharp edge of a fissure or lipflue pipe - organ pipe whose tone is produced by air passing across the sharp edge of a fissure or lip
organ pipe, pipework, pipe - the flues and stops on a pipe organ
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A water heater flue pipe should extend at least 12 inches above the roofline and should terminate no closer than 4 feet from an operable window.
One of the tiles incorporated an adaptor so that it could be connected directly to the flue pipe which ran from the ground floor to the loft space.
Left picture: both types of organ pipes (reed pipe and flue pipe); Right picture: inner parts of reed pipe (tuning spring is moved to tune the pipe)
These gas-fired unit heaters are power vented in order to eliminate heat losses up the flue pipe. Power vented models have a higher initial cost than similar "gravity" vented models, but will save money on fuel costs.
During a visit from gas company personnel due to a service restart call, the gas technician noticed the water heater flue pipe had become dislodged and completely severed, as shown in Figure 1.
H Ridourt, listed building consent for alterations |to roof to accommodate a flue pipe, Sunnywood House, 14 Chandler Lane, Honley.
But the tragedy could have been avoided if unqualified Brown had put in four screws to secure the flue pipe.
The residence was a converted shop building in which someone had installed a wood stove with single-walled flue pipe. The inadequate design allowed an extreme amount of heat to escape from the pipe, which sat against a portion of the wooden structure that caught on fire, Chappell said.
Pascal followed regulations just like installers have in household premises; stove flue pipe must be used correctly to ventilate fumes along with many other requirements.
Zoe Anderson, 24, died at her home in Bath, Somerset, after deadly fumes leaked out of a dodgy boiler flue pipe.
Somebody had gone into the car park behind and lit some newspaper with the use of some accelerant, possibly petrol, and stuck it in the flue pipe causing about pounds 1,000 worth of damage, but it was not too serious.