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English → English (WordNet) Definition: vent vent n 1: a hole for the escape of gas or air [syn: 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 [syn: volcano] 4: a slit in a garment (as in the back seam of a jacket) 5: activity that releases or expresses creative energy or emotion; “she had no other outlet for her feelings”; “he gave vent to his anger” [syn: release, outlet] vent v 1: give expression or utterance to; “She vented her anger”; “The graduates gave vent to cheers” [syn: ventilate, give vent ] 2: expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen; “air the old winter clothes”; “air out the smoke-filled rooms” [syn: ventilate, air out, air]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Vent Vent \Vent\, n. [F. vente, fr. L. vendere, -itum, to sell; perh. confused with E. vent an opening. See Vend.] Sale; opportunity to sell; market. [Obs.] --Shelton. [1913 Webster] There is no vent for any commodity but of wool. --Sir W. Temple. [1913 Webster] Vent \Vent\, v. t. To sell; to vend. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Therefore did those nations vent such spice. --Sir W. Raleigh. [1913 Webster] Vent \Vent\, n. [Sp. venta a poor inn, sale, market. See Vent sale.] A baiting place; an inn. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Vent \Vent\, v. i. [Cf. F. venter to blow, vent wind (see Ventilate); but prob influenced by E. vent an opening.] To snuff; to breathe or puff out; to snort. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 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 fluid to escape; as, the vent of a cask; the vent of a mold; a volcanic vent. [1913 Webster] Look, how thy wounds do bleed at many vents. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Long't was doubtful, both so closely pent, Which first should issue from the narrow vent. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically: [1913 Webster] (a) (Zo["o]l.) The anal opening of certain invertebrates and fishes; also, the external cloacal opening of reptiles, birds, amphibians, and many fishes. [1913 Webster] (b) (Gun.) The opening at the breech of a firearm, through which fire is communicated to the powder of the charge; touchhole. [1913 Webster] (c) (Steam Boilers) Sectional area of the passage for gases divided by the length of the same passage in feet. [1913 Webster] 3. Fig.: Opportunity of escape or passage from confinement or privacy; outlet. [1913 Webster] 4. Emission; escape; passage to notice or expression; publication; utterance. [1913 Webster] Without the vent of words. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Thou didst make tolerable vent of thy travel. --Shak. [1913 Webster] To give vent to, to suffer to escape; to let out; to pour forth; as, to give vent to anger. To take vent, to escape; to be made public. [R.] Vent feather (Zo["o]l.), one of the anal, or crissal, feathers of a bird. Vent field (Gun.), a flat raised surface around a vent. Vent piece. (Gun.) (a) A bush. See 4th Bush, n., 2. (b) A breech block. [1913 Webster] Vent \Vent\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Vented; p. pr. & vb. n. Venting.] 1. To let out at a vent, or small aperture; to give passage or outlet to. [1913 Webster] 2. To suffer to escape from confinement; to let out; to utter; to pour forth; as, to vent passion or complaint. [1913 Webster] The queen of heaven did thus her fury vent. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. To utter; to report; to publish. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] By mixing somewhat true to vent more lies. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Thou hast framed and vented very curious orations. --Barrow. [1913 Webster] 4. To scent, as a hound. [Obs.] --Turbervile. [1913 Webster] 5. To furnish with a vent; to make a vent in; as, to vent. a mold. [1913 Webster]


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