vent, venthole, vent-hole, blowhole(noun)
a hole for the escape of gas or air
external opening of urinary or genital system of a lower vertebrate
a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some other planet) through which molten lava and gases erupt
a slit in a garment (as in the back seam of a jacket)
release, outlet, vent(verb)
activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion
"she had no other outlet for her feelings"; "he gave vent to his anger"
vent, ventilate, give vent(verb)
give expression or utterance to
"She vented her anger"; "The graduates gave vent to cheers"
vent, ventilate, air out, air(verb)
expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
"air the old winter clothes"; "air out the smoke-filled rooms"
Origin: Partly from vent, from ventus and party from éventer.
sale; opportunity to sell; market
to sell; to vend
a baiting place; an inn
to snuff; to breathe or puff out; to snort
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
the anal opening of certain invertebrates and fishes; also, the external cloacal opening of reptiles, birds, amphibians, and many fishes
the opening at the breech of a firearm, through which fire is communicated to the powder of the charge; touchhole
sectional area of the passage for gases divided by the length of the same passage in feet
fig.: Opportunity of escape or passage from confinement or privacy; outlet
emission; escape; passage to notice or expression; publication; utterance
to let out at a vent, or small aperture; to give passage or outlet to
to suffer to escape from confinement; to let out; to utter; to pour forth; as, to vent passion or complaint
to utter; to report; to publish
to scent, as a hound
to furnish with a vent; to make a vent in; as, to vent. a mold
Origin: [Sp. venta a poor inn, sale, market. See Vent sale.]
Vent is a second studio album by the German metalcore band Caliban. It is the only Caliban album to feature clean vocals by Andreas Dorner.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
vent, n. a small opening to let air, &c., escape: the flue of a chimney: the opening in the top of a barrel allowing air to pass in as the liquid is drawn out: a gimlet used to extract a little liquid from a barrel for sampling purposes: discharge: escape: passage into notice: publication, utterance, voice: the anus of birds and fishes: (mil.) the opening at the breech of a firearm through which fire is conveyed to the charge, the touch-hole.—v.t. to give a vent or opening to: to let out, as at a vent: to allow to escape: to publish: to pour forth.—ns. Vent′āge (Shak.), a vent, a small hole; Ven′tail (Spens.), same as Aventail; Vent′-bush′ing, -piece, a copper cylinder inserted through the walls of a cannon over the seat of the charge and preventing the escaping gases from injuring the metal near the vent; Vent′er, one who vents or publishes.—adj. Ventic′ūlar.—ns. Vent′-peg, -plug, a plug for stopping the vent of a barrel; Vent′-pipe, an escape-pipe.—Give vent to, to allow to escape or break out. [Altered form of fent, M. E. fente—O. Fr. fente, a slit.]
vent, n. scent: (hunting) the act of taking breath.—v.i. to sniff, snort: to take breath: (Scot.) of a chimney, to draw.—Vent up (Spens.), to lift so as to give air. [O. Fr.,—L. ventus, wind.]
vent, n. the act of selling, sale: market. [O. Fr. vente—Low L. vendita, a sale—L. vendĕre, -dĭtum, to sell.]
The numerical value of vent in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of vent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The sorrow which has no vent in tears may make other organs weep.
Early on, often times, voters want to just vent and vote their passions.
Caresses are a wind blowing from within. (Les caresses sont un vent - Qui souffle du dedans.)
An anonymous note with a sarcastic message is the least mean way to vent your frustration with a neighbor.
We are concerned that gridlock could see politicians vent towards the lowest common denominator -- utilities.
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Translations for vent
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- výlev, průduch, jícenCzech
- Ausbruchkanal, ablassen, Luftloch, entlüften, ÖffnungGerman
- ano, chimenea, cloaca, ventilaciónSpanish
- purkaa, viemärisuoli, purkautumisaukko, venttiili, kloaakki, aukkoFinnish
- cheminée, ventiler, cloaque, bouche d'aérationFrench
- màsScottish Gaelic
- ano, camino, sfiatatoio, bocchetta, sfogoItalian
- aumanga, putanga hauMāori
- срывать, отдушина, вентиляционное отверстие, изливать, выпускать, выход, выражать, изливание, выпустить, анальное отверстие, выражение, выразить, сорвать, жерло вулкана, выходное отверстие, излитьRussian
- havalandırmak, yırtmaçTurkish
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