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chimney

noun [C] uk   /ˈtʃɪm.ni/ us  

chimney noun [C] (PIPE)

B2 a hollow structure that allows the smoke from a fire inside a building to escape to the air outside: Factory chimneys belched dense white smoke into the sky.
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chimney noun [C] (PASSAGE)

specialized geology a narrow vertical passage in the rock of a cliff or mountain, through which a person can climb
Translations of “chimney”
in Korean 굴뚝…
in Arabic مَدْخَنة…
in French cheminée…
in Turkish baca…
in Italian camino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 管道, 煙囪, 煙道…
in Russian труба…
in Polish komin…
in Spanish chimenea…
in Portuguese chaminé…
in German der Schornstein…
in Catalan xemeneia…
in Japanese 煙突…
in Chinese (Simplified) 管道, 烟囱, 烟道…
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