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smokestack

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noun smoke·stack \ˈsmōk-ˌstak\

Definition of smokestack

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

1838

First Known Use of smokestack

1838


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smokestack

adjective smoke·stack

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 English Language Learners

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smokestack

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noun smoke·stack \ˈsmōk-ˌstak\

Definition of smokestack for English Language Learners

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

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smokestack

adjective smoke·stack

Definition of smokestack for English Language Learners

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


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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