stovepipe

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n stovepipe a man's hat with a tall crown; usually covered with silk or with beaver fur
    • n stovepipe chimney consisting of a metal pipe of large diameter that is used to connect a stove to a flue
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Stovepipe stōv"pīp` Pipe made of sheet iron in length and angular or curved pieces fitting together, -- used to connect a portable stove with a chimney flue.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n stovepipe A metal pipe for conducting smoke, gases, etc., from a stove to a chimney-flue.
    • n stovepipe Same as stovepipe hat.
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Usage

In literature:

With the postcard money we bought a drum for the stovepipe, to serve as an oven.
"Land of the Burnt Thigh" by Edith Eudora Kohl
Stovepipes on a strike?
"The Re-echo Club" by Carolyn Wells
When "peeking" he kneeled and buried his face in his white stovepipe hat, within which was the peek-stone.
"Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 26, August, 1880" by Various
I suppose I must; where's the infernal stovepipe?
"Three Hats" by Alfred Debrun
A thin column of blue smoke was rising above it, as if from the stovepipe of an anchored boat.
"Jim Spurling, Fisherman" by Albert Walter Tolman
There was a stovepipe running through the stem, and six steps had been built leading up to the front door.
"The Road to Oz" by L. Frank Baum
When the fire is new, and there is much smoke or gas, you open the damper into the stovepipe, and in the stovepipe.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
No tracks were seen about the door, and no smoke rose from the stovepipe that served as a chimney.
"Connie Morgan in the Fur Country" by James B. Hendryx
This is cut to shape from stovepipe iron and held together with small rivets.
"Boys' Book of Model Boats" by Raymond Francis Yates
I see that, an' I see his stovepipe hat under the seat.
"The Night Riders" by Ridgwell Cullum
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In news:

A frantic scratching in the stovepipe alerted me.
IT'S nowhere near high noon, but a tough-looking hombre in a black leather vest, black stovepipe pants and a black cowboy hat is sauntering down the dusty length of a frontier Main Street, a gun belt slung low on his hips.
When Joe opens his beak to exhale another puff, it's Harpo 's lunatic gargoyle face and mashed stovepipe hat you see.
NAIL IT These shoes are meant to be seen, so pair them with a leather skirt or tailored stovepipes.
The fire was traced to a stovepipe.
Stovepipe Hats Off To Abe Lincoln.
Adventures in titanium—Why is my stovepipe hat assembly warping, turning blue, and cracking.
Fabricating a titanium stovepipe hat assembly had one shop perplexed.
The word alone invites images of curly black hair, dimmed shades and a signature stovepipe hat concealing the maddening genius of his work.
Authenticity of Lincoln's stovepipe hat called into question.
My goal in riding from Furnace Creek south past Badwater to Shoshone and back -- plus a loop to Stovepipe Wells and back to Furnace Creek -- is this: To find the answer to the question.
In the days of computing yore, public-service agencies that were trying to move away from stovepipe systems to a distributed computing environment, or to connect everyone via an intranet, ran into a problem with legacy applications.
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In science:

The data massaging that they perform are an example of stovepipe systems. (Wikipedia []: In engineering and computing, a stovepipe system is a legacy system that is an assemblage of interrelated elements that are so tightly bound together that the individual elements cannot be differentiated, upgraded or refactored.
Information and Data Quality in Spreadsheets
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