vent-hole


vent-hole
n.
Opening, hole, breathing-hole, vent.

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  • vent-hole — noun a hole for the escape of gas or air • Syn: ↑vent, ↑venthole, ↑blowhole • Derivationally related forms: ↑ventilate (for: ↑vent) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vent hole — Входное или выходное отверстие …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • hole — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. opening, aperture, gap, cavity; excavation, hollow; slot, puncture; dungeon; cave; space. See concavity, abode, interval. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A perforation] Syn. notch, puncture, slot, eyelet,… …   English dictionary for students

  • vent — 1. n. & v. n. 1 (also vent hole) a hole or opening allowing motion of air etc. out of or into a confined space. 2 an outlet; free passage or play (gave vent to their indignation). 3 the anus esp. of a lower animal, serving for both excretion and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • vent — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. utter, express; let out, let off, emit, expel, discharge. n. ventilator, opening, airhole, air pipe, outlet, funnel; emission; blowhole; utterance, expression. See egress, disclosure, wind. II… …   English dictionary for students

  • vent — I. n. 1. Opening, hole, vent hole. 2. Spiracle, air tube, air pipe, blow hole. 3. (Ornith.) Anus. 4. (Arch.) Crenelle, loop hole. 5. Emission, passage, outlet, escape, effusion. 6 …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • vent — vent1 [vent] n. [ME venten < OFr venter, to blow (or aphetic < OFr esventer, to expose to the air, let out < es , out + venter) < VL * ventare < L ventus,WIND2] 1. Rare the action of escaping or passing out, or the means or… …   English World dictionary

  • vent|age — «VEHN tihj», noun. 1. a small hole, especially for the escape or passage of air; vent. 2. a hole in a wind instrument for controlling the pitch of the tone; finger hole …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vent — Vent, n. [OE. fent, fente, a slit, F. fente a slit, cleft, fissure, from fendre to split, L. findere; but probably confused with F. vent wind, L. ventus. See {Fissure}, and cf. Vent to snuff.] 1. A small aperture; a hole or passage for air or any …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vent feather — Vent Vent, n. [OE. fent, fente, a slit, F. fente a slit, cleft, fissure, from fendre to split, L. findere; but probably confused with F. vent wind, L. ventus. See {Fissure}, and cf. Vent to snuff.] 1. A small aperture; a hole or passage for air… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English