Meaning of FLUE in English



Pronunciation: ' flü

Function: noun

Etymology: origin unknown

Date: 1582

: an enclosed passageway for directing a current: as a : a channel in a chimney for conveying flame and smoke to the outer air b : a pipe for conveying flame and hot gases around or through water in a steam boiler c : an air channel leading to the lip of a wind instrument d : FLUE PIPE

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