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From Late Latin camīnāta, from Latin camīnus (furnace).



cheminée f (plural cheminées)

  1. a chimney
  2. a fireplace or hearth
  3. a vertical vent, exhaust or gallery
  4. a hole at the centre of some models of parachute
  5. the glass tube protecting the flame of a kerosene or similar wick lamp
  6. (technology) a vertical vacuum forming in a gasifier
  7. (welding) a type of welding fault
  8. (geology) the exhaust of a volcano
  9. (geology) a vertical mineral vein
  10. (theater) large pipe containing ropes that serves to control theater backdrops

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