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  • noun Plural form of flue.

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Examples

  • Passive-houses built of healthy materials have also been proven to reduce the spreading of flues, meaning fewer sick-days for children and adults. 


    Dezeen

  • First plug large gaps around chimneys, furnace flues, plumbing pipes, ductwork, light fixtures and soffits.

    Heating costs expected to edge up this winter

  • Topping the skyline, they mark the end of a pair of flues more than two miles long that were built to channel fumes from a lead smelt mill in the valley below.

    Country diary: Allendale, Northumberland

  • Topping the skyline, they mark the end of a pair of flues more than two miles long that were built to channel fumes from a lead smelt mill in the valley below.

    Country diary: Allendale, Northumberland

  • The improvements ranged from the basic – putting in floors, flues and walls; glazing windows; replacing wattle and daub with brick, and thatch with tile; to the ostentatious – cladding brick walls with marble and surrounding pitched roofs with parapets.

    British architecture: The English Renaissance

  • I was sick one week out of four with every ill wind that blew through the ranks of travelers – colds, flues, runs, rashes, fevers till I was boiling in my skin and chills that left me shaking till my teeth rattled.

    Blackbird Pie « A Fly in Amber

  • Under the floors ran flues through which the kitchen smoke escaped, warming the sleeping-room in its passage.

    Chapter 15

  • Air can get in around windows and doors, around recessed lights, around plumbing vents, wiring holes, switch and outlet covers, furnace flues and chases and around the frame work such as rim joists and soffits.

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  • Air can get in around windows and doors, around recessed lights, around plumbing vents, wiring holes, switch and outlet covers, furnace flues and chases and around the frame work such as rim joists and soffits.

    SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles - Part 1187

  • Emergency services officials are warning mountain homeowners to be wary not only of failing roofs, but of problems with carbon monoxide, natural gas and propane from vents and flues blocked by snow.

    'Absurdly deep' Sierra snow great news for dry California

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