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smoke·stack

 (smōk′stăk′)
n.
A large chimney or vertical pipe through which combustion vapors, gases, and smoke are discharged.
adj.
Of, relating to, or being firms, industries, or places involved in heavy manufacturing or in the processing of materials: smokestack industries such as steel and iron.
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smokestack

(ˈsməʊkˌstæk)
n
(Building) a tall chimney that conveys smoke into the air. Sometimes shortened to: stack
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smoke•stack

(ˈsmoʊkˌstæk)

n.
1. a pipe for the escape of the smoke or gases of combustion, as on a steamboat, locomotive, or factory.
adj.
2. pertaining to, engaged in, or dependent on a basic heavy industry, as steel or automaking: smokestack companies.
[1855–60]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.smokestack - a large tall chimney through which combustion gases and smoke can be evacuatedsmokestack - a large tall chimney through which combustion gases and smoke can be evacuated
chimney - a vertical flue that provides a path through which smoke from a fire is carried away through the wall or roof of a building
funnel - (nautical) smokestack consisting of a shaft for ventilation or the passage of smoke (especially the smokestack of a ship)
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Translations

smokestack

[ˈsməʊkstæk]
A. Nchimenea f
B. CPD smokestack industries NPLindustrias fpl con chimeneas
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smokestack

[ˈsməʊkstæk] n (= chimney) → cheminée f
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smokestack

[ˈsməʊkˌstæk] nciminiera
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