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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A large tall chimney through which combustion gases and vapors can be evacuated.

Usage examples (36)
  • The actual exhaust emissions come from the smokestack, which is the tall skinny tower.
  • To the right of the hospital is a tall smokestack, which is 1802 Hays Street (in the Presidio).
  • The smokestack is the final leg of the nearly nine-month demolition job that was overseen by state environmental inspectors.
  • The Dow, then made up of 12 "smokestack" companies, made its debut on May 26, 1896. for more
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