Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In whaling, fluked; barbed; having a fluke or flue, as a harpoon: usually in composition: as, one-flued; two-flued.

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Examples

  • Conclusion 1: this oven seals really well and is well flued.

    What I cooked last night.

  • The tank is mounted in firebricks or stones over an enclosed, flued firebox (Figure 14).

    3 Ethanol Production

  • The boilers, two in number, are of the ordinary Cornish single-flued type, 5 ft. diameter by 18 ft. long, with flue 2 ft. 9 in. diameter, with three

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 392, July 7, 1883

  • The stills used in the process of refining the crude oil are horizontal two-flued cylinders, 30 ft. in length by 10 ft. in diameter, provided with six 2 in. vapor pipes.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 611, September 17, 1887

  • But a group campaigning on the issue has turned up the heat on ministers, demanding to know when the rest of the state's schools will get safe, flued heating systems.

    The Sydney Morning Herald News Headlines

  • A recently published study by the University of Otago, Wellington shows that installing heat pumps, wood or pellet burners or flued gas heaters is the key to cutting school sick days for children with asthma.

    Medindia Health News

  • Clean heat options include clean burning wood burners, pellet fires, heat pumps and flued gas heaters.

    NZ On Screen

  • The company manufactures industrial equipment, turbines, precision bearings and flued control devices as well as construction equipment.

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  • Grimes, however, claimed that the amniotic flued had entered Christine's bloodstream when the placenta had detached, and not through the cervical lacerations.

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  • Grapes have been also produced of excellent quality against a flued wall; that is, a hollow wall heated by means of flues in it, as at Erskine, near Greenock; but as, in both cases, extraordinary care is required, I would advise you only to have a common sweet-water vine or two in your garden on the open wall, for the purpose of using its leaves in garnishing, and to grow vines in a vinery to produce the grapes you require for the table.

    The Lady's Country Companion: or, How to Enjoy a Country Life Rationally

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