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chimney

noun [C] (PIPE)    /ˈtʃɪm.ni/
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.Vents and ventilationRoofs and parts of roofs
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