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Flue vs. Flew

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Fluenoun

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

Flewnoun

(chiefly plural) The thick, dangling upper lip of certain breeds of dog, or the canine equivalent of the upper lip.

‘The raging hound's flews were twisted upwards in an angry snarl.’;

Fluenoun

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

Flewadjective

shallow; flat

Fluenoun

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

Flew

imp. of Fly.

Fluenoun

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

Fluenoun

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

Fluenoun

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

Fluenoun

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

Fluenoun

flat blade-like projection on the arm of an anchor

Fluenoun

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

Fluenoun

a conduit to carry off smoke

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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