Definition of smokestack noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈsməʊkstæk//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsmoʊkstæk//
    (especially North American English) Parts of boats and ships
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  1. 1a tall chimney that takes away smoke from factories
  2. 2(also funnel) a metal chimney, for example on a ship or an engine, through which smoke comes out See related entries: Parts of boats and ships
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: smokestack