Ask Difference

Chimney vs. Chimley — Which is Correct Spelling?

Chimney vs. Chimley — Which is Correct Spelling?

Which is correct: Chimney or Chimley

How to spell Chimney?


Correct Spelling


Incorrect Spelling

Chimney Definitions

A chimney is an architectural ventilation structure made of masonry, clay or metal that isolates hot toxic exhaust gases or smoke produced by a boiler, stove, furnace, incinerator or fireplace from human living areas. Chimneys are typically vertical, or as near as possible to vertical, to ensure that the gases flow smoothly, drawing air into the combustion in what is known as the stack, or chimney effect.
A passage through which smoke and gases escape from a fire or furnace; a flue.
The usually vertical structure containing a chimney.
The part of such a structure that rises above a roof.
Chiefly British A smokestack, as of a ship or locomotive.
A glass tube for enclosing the flame of a lamp.
Something, such as a narrow cleft in a cliff, resembling a chimney.
A vertical tube or hollow column used to emit environmentally polluting gaseous and solid matter (including but not limited to by-products of burning carbon- or hydrocarbon-based fuels); a flue.
The glass flue surrounding the flame of an oil lamp.
(British) The smokestack of a steam locomotive.
A narrow cleft in a rock face; a narrow vertical cave passage.
A vagina.
A black eye; a shiner.
(climbing) To negotiate a chimney (narrow vertical cave passage) by pushing against the sides with back, feet, hands, etc.
A fireplace or hearth.
That part of a building which contains the smoke flues; esp. an upright tube or flue of brick or stone, in most cases extending through or above the roof of the building. Often used instead of chimney shaft.
Hard by a cottage chimney smokes.
A tube usually of glass, placed around a flame, as of a lamp, to create a draft, and promote combustion.
A body of ore, usually of elongated form, extending downward in a vein.
A vertical flue that provides a path through which smoke from a fire is carried away through the wall or roof of a building
A glass flue surrounding the wick of an oil lamp

Share Your Discovery

Share via Social Media
Embed This Content
Embed Code
Share Directly via Messenger
Previous Comparison
Investor vs. Invester
Next Comparison
Piece vs. Peice

Popular Spellings

Featured Misspellings

Trending Misspellings

New Misspellings