- (n.) An inclosed passage way for establishing and directing a current of air, gases, etc.; an air passage
- (n.) A compartment or division of a chimney for conveying flame and smoke to the outer air.
- (n.) A passage way for conducting a current of fresh, foul, or heated air from one place to another.
- (n.) A pipe or passage for conveying flame and hot gases through surrounding water in a boiler; -- distinguished from a tube which holds water and is surrounded by fire. Small flues are called fire tubes or simply tubes.
- (n.) Light down, such as rises from cotton, fur, etc.; very fine lint or hair.
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Definition of: FUEL
- (n.) Any matter used to produce heat by burning; that which feeds fire; combustible matter used for fires, as wood, coal, peat, etc.
- (n.) Anything that serves to feed or increase passion or excitement.
- (v. t.) To feed with fuel.
- (v. t.) To store or furnish with fuel or firing.