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Definition 1: a conduit to carry off smoke - [noun denoting artifact]

(flue is a kind of ...) a passage (a pipe or tunnel) through which water or electric wires can pass

"the computers were connected through a system of conduits"

(... is a kind of flue ) a vertical flue that provides a path through which smoke from a fire is carried away through the wall or roof of a building

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

(... is a kind of flue ) a glass flue surrounding the wick of an oil lamp

Definition 2: organ pipe whose tone is produced by air passing across the sharp edge of a fissure or lip - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for flue in the sense of this definition

(flue is a kind of ...) the flues and stops on a pipe organ

Definition 3: flat bladelike projection on the arm of an anchor - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for flue in the sense of this definition

(flue is a kind of ...) any structure that branches out from a central support

(... is part of flue) a mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving

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