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Noun: vent  vent
  1. A hole for the escape of gas or air
    - venthole, vent-hole, blowhole
  2. External opening of urinary or genital system of a lower vertebrate
  3. A fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some other planet) through which molten lava and gases erupt
    - volcano
  4. A slit in a garment (as in the back seam of a jacket)
  5. Activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion
    "he gave vent to his anger";
    - release, outlet
Verb: vent  vent
  1. Give expression or utterance to
    "She vented her anger"; "The graduates gave vent to cheers";
    - ventilate, give vent
  2. Expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
    "vent the smoke-filled rooms";
    - ventilate, air out, air

Derived forms: venting, vents, vented

Type of: activity, cleft, crack, crevice, evince, express, fissure, freshen, hole, opening, orifice, porta, refresh, scissure, show, slit

Part of: air duct, air passage, airway

Encyclopedia: Vent