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smokestack

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noun smoke·stack \ˈsmōk-ˌstak\

Simple Definition of smokestack

  • : a tall chimney on a factory, ship, etc., for carrying smoke away

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of smokestack

  1. :  a pipe or funnel through which smoke and gases are discharged

1838

First Known Use of smokestack

1838

Rhymes with smokestack

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smokestack

adjective smoke·stack

Simple Definition of smokestack

  • : of or relating to companies that manufacture products in large factories

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of smokestack

  1. :  of, relating to, being, or characterized by manufacturing and especially heavy industry <smokestack industries>

Examples of smokestack in a sentence

  1. She invested in smokestack stocks.

  2. Car manufacturing and other smokestack industries need to adapt to the global economy.



1926

First Known Use of smokestack

1926


SMOKESTACK Defined for Kids

smokestack

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noun smoke·stack \ˈsmōk-ˌstak\

Definition of smokestack for Students

  1. :  a large chimney or a pipe for carrying away smoke (as on a factory or ship)




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