flue flue  /f ˈlu/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) flat bladelike projection on the arm of an anchor
  2. (n) organ pipe whose tone is produced by air passing across the sharp edge of a fissure or lip
  3. (n) a conduit to carry off smoke

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Influenza victims crowd into an emergency hospital near Fort Riley, Kansas in 1918.
  2. Not one leaf of flue-cured tobacco has sold this week in all North or South Carolina.
  3. Sebelius says she is confident the swine flue shots will be available soon enough to effectively target the illness.

News

  1. Calgon Carbon Gets Fifth Patent for FLUEPAC - Analyst Blog

    Pittsburgh, Pa.-based Calgon Carbon Corporation ( CCC ) has been granted the fifth patent for its FLUEPAC technology by the United States Patent & Trademark Office (U.S.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  2. Calgon Carbon Gets Fifth Patent for FLUEPAC

    Calgon Carbon has been granted the fifth patent for its FLUEPAC technology.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Zacks via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Calgon Carbon Granted Fifth Patent For Advanced FLUEPAC® Technology

    Calgon Carbon Corporation , the leader in innovative activated carbon products for flue gas treatment, today announced that the United States Patent & Trademark Office (U.S.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "The USA has a tariff rate quota on tobacco which limits market access for Indian Flue Cured Virginia and Burley Tobacco to US. The government is pursuing the matter with USA at various trade forums for a solution," Ministry of state for...
    on Nov 28, 2007 By: Jairam Ramesh Source: Livemint

  2. "It is very clear that a majority of what came out of that flue and was deposited over 100 years landed in Mexico," says Texas state Sen. Eliot Shapleigh, one of those who led the fight to close down Asarco.
    on Feb 4, 2010 By: Eliot Shapleigh Source: 89.3 KPCC

  3. ...during the question hour, Punjab Minister for Agriculture, Forests, Livestock and Dairy Development Malik Ahmed Ali Olak told the House that Pakistan had become a "bird flue-free country".
    on Feb 19, 2010 By: Ahmed Ali Source: Daily Times

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