anthracite coal in sizes ranging from 1 5/8 to 2 7/16 (about 4 to 6 cm), intermediate between egg coal and chestnut coal.
- Stove enamel
noun 1. a type of enamel made heatproof by treatment in a stove
noun 1. a pipe, as of sheet metal, serving as a stove chimney or to connect a stove with a chimney flue. 2. stovepipe hat. noun 1. a pipe that serves as a flue to a stove 2. Also called stovepipe hat. a man’s tall silk hat
noun, Older Slang. 1. a tall silk hat.
- Stovepipe organization
noun a business model in which the management and employees have narrowly and rigidly defined responsibilities Usage Note also stovepipe system ‘a method developed to solve a specific and limited problem’