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chimney stack Syllabification: chim·ney stack

Definition of chimney stack in English:


The part of a chimney that projects above a roof.
Example sentences
  • At Hull freak winds sent a chimney stack crashing through a roof of a house into a bedroom where a 16-year-old girl was sleeping.
  • The accident came just days after a woman was hit by falling masonry when a chimney stack toppled into the street and flattened the roof of an empty 4x4 vehicle.
  • He later told them he had replaced 70 roof tiles and had re-pointed the chimney stack.

Words that rhyme with chimney stack

haystack • tic-tac

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