chimney chimney  /ˈtʃɪm ni/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) 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. (n) a glass flue surrounding the wick of an oil lamp

Usage(s):

  1. After drilling a well to the top of the chimney, they will tap off gas freed by the explosion and test it for radioactivity.
  2. A large chimney under construction at a power plant in central India collapsed Wednesday, killing at least 20 people and injuring five others, police said.
  3. The warm air from the greenhouse will rise through the tower as it would through a chimney, turning turbines and generating enough electricity to power 200,000 Australian homes.

News

  1. Chimney Rock

    Visions of Chimney Rock will take place from 4:30-6:30 p.m. This free program takes a particular topic and explores it in depth. This is a kids-friendly, typically hands-on program limited to a small group, so reservations are required. Reservations for events can be made at www.recreation.gov.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Pagosa Springs Sun

  2. New Visions of Chimney Rock Program

    Chimney Rock Interpretive Association would like to invite you and your family to the Visions of Chimney Rock Program on Sunday, June 16.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Pagosa Springs Sun

  3. Duck in the damper — fowl found in Barrington chimney

    David Kopec was in for a little surprise when he attempted to clean the chimney at an Olive Lane home recently. The co-owner of A-Tec Chimney Sweeps could see the six inches of ash sitting in the bottom of the fireplace, but he was completely unaware of the male wood duck that was sitting on [...]
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Barrington Times

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Quotes

  1. "This is the only way I can sing Thom Yorke songs, as a 19th-century chimney sweep with a top hat and a smudge on my cheek," O'Brien said.
    on Jun 10, 2010 By: Conan O Brien Source: The Associated Press

  2. "He was one of the first real characters in the NHL," Nanne said. "He had a lot of personality and really showed the human side of the game. He didn't look like an athlete and smoked like a chimney between periods, but he was terrific when he...
    on Jan 27, 2007 By: Lou Nanne Source: ESPN

  3. When asked about the Barnes deal, Jewell replied: "Very nice. It'sa nice Christmas present - I just wish I knew about it. Maybe Santa Claus will drop the cheque down the chimney tonight. But I know nothing about it. What I do know for a fact is that...
    on Dec 24, 2007 By: Paul Jewell Source: Times Online

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