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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The flue which leads directly away from the fire-box of a flue-boiler, and is supposed to be filled with flame: as distinguished from the smoke-flue which returns the gases to the front end of the boiler, after combustion has been completed.


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