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Definition 1: a vertical flue that provides a path through which smoke from a fire is carried away through the wall or roof of a building - [noun denoting artifact]

(chimney is a kind of ...) a conduit to carry off smoke

(... is a kind of chimney ) a large tall chimney through which combustion gases and smoke can be evacuated

(... is a kind of chimney ) chimney consisting of a metal pipe of large diameter that is used to connect a stove to a flue

(chimney is a part of ...) the part of the chimney that is above the roof; usually has several flues

(chimney is a part of ...) a movable iron plate that regulates the draft in a stove or chimney or furnace

(chimney is a part of ...) an open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire can be built

"the fireplace was so large you could walk inside it" "he laid a fire in the hearth and lit it" "the hearth was black with the charcoal of many fires"

Definition 2: a glass flue surrounding the wick of an oil lamp - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for chimney in the sense of this definition

(chimney is a kind of ...) a conduit to carry off smoke

(... is part of chimney) a lamp that burns oil (as kerosine) for light

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