Definition of flue pipe in English:

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flue pipe

Pronunciation: /ˈflo͞o ˌpīp/

noun

1A pipe acting as a flue.
Example sentences
  • There was Harry Cat, curled up tight as tight in a paint tray that'd been washed out and left to dry on the counter over the heating boiler, right up against the flue pipe.
  • Such inspections should look for blocked openings to flues and chimneys; cracked or disconnected flue pipe; dirty filters; rust or cracks in the heat exchanger; soot or creosote build-up; and exhaust or gas odors.
  • Metal flashings can be found around plumbing pipes, chimneys, flue pipes, attic vents, skylights, and in areas where the roof meets a wall, chase, or other vertical surface.
2An organ pipe into which the air enters directly without striking a reed.

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Syllabification: flue pipe

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