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A stovepipe is the pipe which conducts smoke from a coal or wood-burning stove to its chimney.
Stovepipe may also refer to:
- Stovepipe hat, tall top hat with a consistent width
- Stovepipe pants, style of slim-fit pants also known as drainpipes
Computing and information theory
- Stovepipe (organisation), where the structure of the organization restricts flow of information through rigid lines of control
- Stovepipe system, the informal name given to a category of criticisms applied to assemblages of technology, sometimes also referred to as stovepiping
- Stovepiping, the use of improper channels to pass unvetted information to policy-makers
- In load balancing (computing), a stovepipe may refer to a method of enterprise design
Economy & Health Care
- Stovepipe, is a system created to solve a specific problem. There is limited focus and its data can not be shared. It shows how money funded for research is not evenly allocated- but goes into one specific aid. Stove piping is considered a top down way of thinking, or a vertical approach.
- Stovepipe Wells, a small way-station in the northern part of Death Valley, in unincorporated Inyo County, California
- Stovepipe Wells Airport, a public airport located one mile (1.6 km) west of Death Valley National Park, serving Inyo County, California, USA
- Adam R. "Stovepipe" Johnson (1834–1922), American Civil War colonel
- Daddy Stovepipe (1867–1963), African-American blues singer
- Stovepipe, firearm malfunction in shooting
- Stovepipe, to describe the shape of a tornado in storm chasing
- Stovepipe, a play by Adam Brace produced in collaboration with the National Theatre in London in 2009.
- Garrett, Laurie. 2007. The Challenge of Global Health. Foreign Affairs 86 (1): 12-38
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