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Duct vs. Flue

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Ductnoun

A pipe, tube or canal which carries gas or liquid from one place to another.

‘heating and air-conditioning ducts’;

Fluenoun

A pipe or duct that carries gaseous combustion products away from the point of combustion (such as a furnace).

Ductnoun

An enclosure or channel for electrical cable runs.

Fluenoun

An enclosed passageway in which to direct air or other gaseous current along.

Ductnoun

(obsolete) Guidance; direction.

Fluenoun

A woolly or downy substance; down, nap; a piece of this.

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Ductverb

To channel something through a duct (or series of ducts).

Fluenoun

In an organ flue pipe, the opening between the lower lip and the languet.

Ductnoun

Any tube or canal by which a fluid or other substance is conducted or conveyed.

Fluenoun

An inclosed passage way for establishing and directing a current of air, gases, etc.; an air passage

Ductnoun

One of the vessels of an animal body by which the products of glandular secretion are conveyed to their destination.

Fluenoun

In an organ flue pipe, the opening between the lower lip and the languet.

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Ductnoun

A large, elongated cell, either round or prismatic, usually found associated with woody fiber.

Fluenoun

Light down, such as rises from cotton, fur, etc.; very fine lint or hair.

Ductnoun

Guidance; direction.

Fluenoun

flat blade-like projection on the arm of an anchor

Ductnoun

a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance;

‘the tear duct was obstructed’; ‘the alimentary canal’; ‘poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs’;

Fluenoun

organ pipe whose tone is produced by air passing across the sharp edge of a fissure or lip

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Ductnoun

a continuous tube formed by a row of elongated cells lacking intervening end walls

Fluenoun

a conduit to carry off smoke

Ductnoun

an enclosed conduit for a fluid

Fluenoun

a duct for smoke and waste gases produced by a fire, a gas heater, a power station, or other fuel-burning installation

‘no air rises up the chimney, usually because the flue is blocked’; ‘flue gases’;

Fluenoun

a channel for conveying heat.

Flue

A flue is a duct, pipe, or opening in a chimney for conveying exhaust gases from a fireplace, furnace, water heater, boiler, or generator to the outdoors. Historically the term flue meant the chimney itself.

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