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chimney

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈtʃɪm.ni/

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 Arabic مَدْخَنة…
in Korean 굴뚝…
in Malaysian serombong…
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 Vietnamese ống khói…
in Spanish chimenea…
in Portuguese chaminé…
in Thai ปล่องไฟ…
in German der Schornstein…
in Catalan xemeneia…
in Japanese 煙突…
in Indonesian cerobong…
in Chinese (Simplified) 管道, 烟囱, 烟道…
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