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Noun: tent  tent
  1. A portable shelter (usually of canvas stretched over supporting poles and fastened to the ground with ropes and pegs)
    "he pitched his tent near the creek";
    - collapsible shelter
  2. A web that resembles a tent or carpet
  3. (medicine) a piece of material used to keep open the orifice of a wound, or to absorb discharges
Verb: tent  tent
  1. Live in or as if in a tent
    "The circus tented near the town";
    - camp, encamp, camp out, bivouac, bivvy [informal], bivvy up [informal]

Derived forms: tents, tented, tenting

Type of: dwell, inhabit, live, populate, shelter, web

Encyclopedia: Tent