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1smokestack

noun smoke·stack \ˈsmōk-ˌstak\

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

Full Definition of SMOKESTACK

:  a pipe or funnel through which smoke and gases are discharged
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First Known Use of SMOKESTACK

1838

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2smokestack

adjective

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

Full Definition of SMOKESTACK

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

Examples of SMOKESTACK

  1. She invested in smokestack stocks.
  2. Car manufacturing and other smokestack industries need to adapt to the global economy.

First Known Use of SMOKESTACK

1926
SMOKESTACK Defined for Kids

smokestack

noun smoke·stack \ˈsmōk-ˌstak\

Definition of SMOKESTACK for Kids

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

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