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Meaning of "chimney breast" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CHIMNEY BREAST

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CHIMNEY BREAST

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adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
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Chimney breast is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CHIMNEY BREAST MEAN IN ENGLISH?

chimney breast

Chimney breast

A chimney breast is a portion of a wall which projects forward over a fireplace. Chimney jambs similarly project from the wall, but they do so on either side of the fireplace and serve to support the chimney breast. The interior of a chimney breast is commonly filled with brickwork or concrete.

Definition of chimney breast in the English dictionary

The definition of chimney breast in the dictionary is the wall or walls that surround the base of a chimney or fireplace.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CHIMNEY BREAST

chimerical
chimerically
chimericalness
chimerid
chimerism
chimichanga
Chimkent
chimney
chimney board
chimney corner
chimney stack
chimney swallow
chimney sweep
chimney sweeper
chimney swift
chimney-climbing
chimneylike
chimneypiece
chimneypot
chimneypot hat

WORDS THAT END LIKE CHIMNEY BREAST

abreast
at least
at the least
beast
beat one´s breast
bluebreast
breast
chicken breast
east
feast
in the least
least
northeast
pigeon breast
reast
redbreast
robin redbreast
southeast
the east
to say the least

Synonyms and antonyms of chimney breast in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «chimney breast» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CHIMNEY BREAST

Find out the translation of chimney breast to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of chimney breast from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «chimney breast» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

烟囱乳房
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

pecho de chimenea
570 millions of speakers

English

chimney breast
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चिमनी स्तन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مدخنة الثدي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

дымоход груди
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

chaminé de mama
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চিমনির স্তন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

manteau de cheminée
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Payudara cerobong
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kamins
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

煙突の胸
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

굴뚝 가슴
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cerobong asap
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

ống khói vú
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

புகைபோக்கி மார்பகம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चिमणी स्तन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Baca memesi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

camino seno
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

piersi komin
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

димохід грудей
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

piept de coș de fum
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

καμινάδα του μαστού
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

skoorsteen bors
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

skorsten bröst
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

skorstein
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of chimney breast

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHIMNEY BREAST»

The term «chimney breast» is regularly used and occupies the 71.259 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about chimney breast

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHIMNEY BREAST»

Discover the use of chimney breast in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to chimney breast and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Barry's Introduction to Construction of Buildings
Stephen Emmitt, Christopher A. Gorse. Photograph 11.7 Solar thermal panels. Figure 11.2 Earth to air heat exchanger. Figure 11.3Openfire inset in recess. Figure 11.4 Open fire inset above floor in brickorblock chimney breast. Figure 11.5 ...
Stephen Emmitt, Christopher A. Gorse, 2014
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Practical House Building
Chimney for a free-standing stove Two piers have been put down in the foundations to support the chimney breast. The piers have to be carried up to the level of the top of the short section of exposed flue pipe that will be over the stove.
Robert Mathews, 1991
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A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture
Arch over the fireplaceopening, supporting the *chimney-breast. chimney-back. 1 . Fireback, or rear wall of the fireplace, often protected by a decorative castiron plate. 2. Rear of *chimney-stack proj ecting outwards from the exterior wall of a ...
‎2006
4
An Encyclopædia of Cottage, Farm, and Villa Architecture and ...
60'2- Tlle rounding of the chimney breast. and the contraction of the throat of the ue, whatever may be the kind of grate adopted, are points which contribute material y to the free draught of every chimney. The chimney breast requires to be ...
John Claudius Loudon, 1839
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An encyclopaedia of cottage, farm, and villa architecture ...
The rounding of the chimney breast, and the contraction of the throat of tkefue, whatever may be the kind of grate adopted, are points which contribute materially to the free draught of every chimney. The chimney breast requires to be rounded,  ...
John Claudius Loudon, Mrs. Loudon (Jane), 1867
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Old-House Journal
Not infrequently, the tops of chimneys were pulled off when fireplaces were no longer being used. The only- remainder may be the chimney breast alongside an outside wall or in an attic. USEFUL CLUES may also be found in the cellar where  ...
7
Brickwork, Level 3: For CAA Construction Diploma and NVQs
The external chimney breasts have been connected by a face-brickwork semi- circular arch. The alternative is to continue the single chimney breast and to reduce it to stack size by means of circular ramps (Figure 7.14) or by tumbling ( Figure ...
Malcolm Thorpe, 2010
8
Residential Property Appraisal
Bush (1990) case, some interesting discussion about the removal of chimney breasts occurred in Sneesby and another v Goldings (1995). In this case a surveyor carrying out a mortgage valuation failed to notice that where a chimney breast ...
Phil Parnham, Chris Rispin, 2002
9
Earth Building: Methods and Materials, Repair and Conservation
The traditional fireplace and chimney was, particularly in higher status yeoman farmhouses, often a fairly massive affair, with a large oak lintel, or bressumer, supported on masonry jambs, upon which the cob chimney breast was built.
Laurence Keefe, 2005
10
Brickwork for Apprentices
(b) Single fireplaces in cavity wall with internal chimney breast Figure 12.1(a) shows a simple arrangement where the main wall forms the back of the fireplace opening. Figure 12.1(b) illustrates a similar example where the main wall is 11⁄2  ...
J. C. Hodge, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHIMNEY BREAST»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term chimney breast is used in the context of the following news items.
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Former owners of Devon pub Highwayman's Haunt lose legal action …
... Chudleigh, named after Jack Witherington, who used it as his hide-out until he was captured in April 1691 while hiding in the chimney breast. «Western Daily Press, Jul 15»
2
Dare to bare - the joy of exposed brick
Whether you want to expose a chimney breast or you fancy stripping an entire wall back to it's natural state, exposing brick is not for the faint ... «House To Home, Jul 15»
3
House for sale between Canterbury and Ashford
The drawing room has a double-sided exposed brick chimney breast with a wood burning stove. Bi-fold doors open on to a sandstone patio. «Kent Online, Jul 15»
4
Hampshire home struck by lightning
I have never seen a house wearing its "Chimney Breast" on top of it. I hope Ian Murray and chums will give us more details of that novel ... «Daily Echo, Jul 15»
5
Renovated 1930s-era house designed by Gustav Maass offers 'so …
Interior Designer Leta Austin Foster chose an antique mantelpiece for the living room fireplace and then had the chimney breast built and ... «Palm Beach Daily News, Jul 15»
6
Wolverton property damaged after being struck by lightning
... a property in Wolverton at 9.50pm last night after a bolt of lightning struck a chimney breast on the top of the property and damaged roof tiles. «Basingstoke Gazette, Jul 15»
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Property: ​Hillbutts, Gate, Wimborne, Dorset
The dining room has an exposed brick chimney breast. The kitchen/breakfast room has granite work surfaces and tiled flooring. Other ground ... «Blackmore Vale Magazine, Jun 15»
8
Trading up: Rathcormac, Cork €310000
The living room is an extra large room with a double sided stove set in a feature brick chimney breast The master bedroom with two large ... «Irish Examiner, Jun 15»
9
Britain's blingy council house cribs
The sitting room is dominated by a black-and-white wallpaper, emphasised by the chimney breast, painted a matt charcoal. “We like pink,” says ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 15»
10
Old and new come together with character home restored to its …
... bow window overlooking the front garden, a beam effect ceiling, and a gas fire in a period style surround set in a feature chimney breast. «Bradford Telegraph and Argus, Jun 15»

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