Chimney-Stack

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Chimney-Stack a group of chimneys carried up together
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. cheminée—L. camīnus; Gr. kaminos, a furnace.

Usage

In literature:

Near the turf-stack, by the chimney, sat a being to all appearance in a state of mental derangement almost approaching to idiotcy.
"Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 2 (of 2)" by John Roby
To its right was a chimney stack from which a lazy feather of smoke was drifting.
"The Secret House" by Edgar Wallace
It was built in the mode common to the period, round a vast brick chimney-stack, ten or twelve feet square.
"Old New England Traits" by Anonymous
She walked along this, rounded a jutting chimney-stack, and then paused with a cry.
"The Madcap of the School" by Angela Brazil
Dublin lay curled about the Bay, covered by smoke that was pierced here and there by the chimney-stacks of factories.
"Changing Winds" by St. John G. Ervine
The old latticed windows, the stone porch, the walls, the roof, the chimney-stacks, were rich in crayon touches and sepia lights and shades.
"Shirley" by Charlotte Brontë
Life is far better fun than people dream who fall asleep among the chimney stacks and telegraph wires.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Seated on a carpet, and leaning against a chimney-stack, were two girls bending over books.
"Dickens' Stories About Children Every Child Can Read" by Charles Dickens
Chimney-stacks and fragments of walls formed the dreary outline of ruined houses.
"The Burning of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania" by B. S. (Benjamin Shroder) Schneck
A brick-built chimney-stack forms the angle of the roof.
"Toilers of the Sea" by Victor Hugo
There's a regular grove of chimney stacks.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 15" by Various
It was a telescope 24 feet long pointed upwards to the star, and firmly attached to a large stack of brick chimneys within the house.
"Astronomical Discovery" by Herbert Hall Turner
It may be easily known from the stack of chimneys and the gable-ends, which are to be seen, look at it which way you will.
"Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry" by William Butler Yeats
A red roof and old-fashioned chimney-stacks showed among them.
"Miss Million's Maid" by Bertha Ruck
Do you see how the creeper has gone up the chimney-stack?
"The Rosery Folk" by George Manville Fenn
The chimney-stack was new, and so were the window-casements.
"Here and Hereafter" by Barry Pain
All would have been well over, if the sudden fall of a stack of chimneys had not caused some horrible injuries.
"Sketches in Canada, and rambles among the red men" by Anna Brownell Jameson
From the middle of the building rose a solitary, massive chimney-stack.
"Toronto of Old" by Henry Scadding
Houses were unroofed and partially demolished, great chimney stacks destroyed, strong walls levelled, and solid masonry overthrown.
"Norfolk Annals A Chronological Record of Remarkable Events in the Nineteeth Century, Vol. 2" by Charles Mackie
They trudged along black roads and passed great chimney stacks.
"Little Philippe of Belgium" by Madeline Brandeis
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In poetry:

By words, by voices, a lost way - ,
And here above the chimney stack
The unknown constellations sway -
And by what way shall I go back?
"L'An Trentiesme De Mon Eage" by Archibald MacLeish
Oh, weird and still the dark hours passed;
No human sound she heard,
But up and down the chimney stack
The swallows moaned and stirred.
"The Witch of Wenham" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

Usually data centers do not have the ability to operate 4 kW per cabinet, but the Vault 's cabinets are designed to handle up to 21 kW to accommodate four dense blade chassis in a single rack, or stack Cisco UCS systems floor to chimney.
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