What does fireplace mean?

Definitions for fireplace
ˈfaɪərˌpleɪsfire·place

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fireplace, hearth, open fireplacenoun

    an open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire can be built

    "the fireplace was so large you could walk inside it"; "he laid a fire in the hearth and lit it"; "the hearth was black with the charcoal of many fires"

Wiktionary

  1. fireplacenoun

    an open hearth for holding a fire at the base of a chimney

Wikipedia

  1. Fireplace

    A fireplace or hearth is a structure made of brick, stone or metal designed to contain a fire. Fireplaces are used for the relaxing ambiance they create and for heating a room. Modern fireplaces vary in heat efficiency, depending on the design. Historically, they were used for heating a dwelling, cooking, and heating water for laundry and domestic uses. A fire is contained in a firebox or fire pit; a chimney or other flue allows exhaust gas to escape. A fireplace may have the following: a foundation, a hearth, a firebox, a mantel, a chimney crane (used in kitchen and laundry fireplaces), a grate, a lintel, a lintel bar, an overmantel, a damper, a smoke chamber, a throat, a flue, and a chimney filter or afterburner.On the exterior, there is often a corbelled brick crown, in which the projecting courses of brick act as a drip course to keep rainwater from running down the exterior walls. A cap, hood, or shroud serves to keep rainwater out of the exterior of the chimney; rain in the chimney is a much greater problem in chimneys lined with impervious flue tiles or metal liners than with the traditional masonry chimney, which soaks up all but the most violent rain. Some chimneys have a spark arrestor incorporated into the crown or cap. Organizations like the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Washington State Department of Ecology warn that, according to various studies, fireplaces can pose health risks. The EPA writes "Smoke may smell good, but it's not good for you."

ChatGPT

  1. fireplace

    A fireplace is a structure made out of brick, stone, or metal, designed to contain a fire for heating or decorative purposes. It typically includes a firebox where the fire is lit, a chimney or flue to vent smoke and gases safely out, and a hearth, a flat surface extending into the room. Fireplaces are often found in living rooms or other communal areas in homes, providing a source of warmth and a focal point for the room.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fireplacenoun

    the part a chimney appropriated to the fire; a hearth; -- usually an open recess in a wall, in which a fire may be built

Wikidata

  1. Fireplace

    A fireplace is an architectural structure designed to contain a fire. Fireplaces are used at the present time mostly for the relaxing ambiance they create. Historically they were used for the practical purposes of heating, cooking, and heating water for laundry and domestic uses. A fire is contained in a firebox or firepit; a chimney or other flue allows exhaust to escape. A fireplace may have: a foundation; a hearth; a firebox; a mantelpiece; a chimney crane, used in kitchen and laundry fireplaces; a grate; a lintel; a lintel bar; overmantel; a damper; a smoke chamber; a throat; a flue. On the exterior there is often a corbeled brick crown; the projecting courses of brick act as a drip course to keep rainwater from running down the exterior walls. A cap, hood, or shroud serves to keep rainwater out of the exterior of the chimney; rain in the chimney is a much greater problem in chimneys lined with impervious flue tiles or metal liners than with the traditional masonry chimney, which soaks up all but the most violent rain. Some chimneys have a spark arrestor incorporated into the crown or cap. Fireplaces have variable heat efficiency. Organizations like the Environmental Protection Agency and the Washington Department of Ecology warn that, according to various studies, fireplaces can pose a significant health risk. The EPA writes "Smoke may smell good, but it's not good for you."

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fireplace in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fireplace in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of fireplace in a Sentence

  1. Clifford V. Villalon:

    Like the temperature of a fireplace, everything on earth is dependent on the temperature.

  2. Rachelle Sanders:

    It was like it never existed, except for the fireplace.

  3. Bart Higgins:

    Still, for now we live in Brooklyn, as renters, but we have a real life upstate in Kingston where we have more time by the fireplace, exploring the woods and finding salamanders by the pond on the weekend.

  4. Nicole Paquette:

    A bullhook is an outdated, circus-style training tool that resembles a fireplace poker and is used to inflict pain and punishment on elephants.

  5. Scott C. Holstad:

    There are two of me now, old and disfigured, new and disheveled. A crinkled, yellow newspaper balled up in the fireplace, spidery face, rotted jaw, sewn and resewn.

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