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Definition: tube plate
(fl[=u]), n. [Cf. OF. flue a flowing, fr. fluer to
flow, fr. L. fluere (cf. Fluent
); a perh. a corruption of
1. An inclosed passage way for establishing and directing a
current of air, gases, etc.; an air passage; esp.:
(a) A compartment or division of a chimney for conveying
flame and smoke to the outer air.
(b) A passage way for conducting a current of fresh, foul,
or heated air from one place to another.
(c) (Steam Boiler) A pipe or passage for conveying flame
and hot gases through surrounding water in a boiler;
-- distinguished from a tube which holds water and is
surrounded by fire. Small flues are called fire tubes
or simply tubes.
2. In an organ flue pipe, the opening between the lower lip
and the languet.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
. See under Boiler
, the separating low wall between the flues and
the laboratory of a reverberatory furnace.
(Steam Boiler), a plate to which the ends of the
flues are fastened; -- called also flue sheet
, tube sheet
, and tube plate
(Steam Boiler), the aggregate surface of flues
exposed to flame or the hot gases.