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]
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]
- Rhymes: -ɛnt
the opening of a volcano from which lava flows
a verbalized frustration
a slit in the seam of a garment
to allow gases to escape
- Finnish: purkaa
to allow to escape through a vent
- German: entlüften
- wind (movement of air).
Nounvent (plural: venten)
- wind (movement of air).
- Neuter of ven
- Imperative of vente
Vent may refer to:
- Volcano, an opening
in the Earth's surface which allows molten rock, ash and gases to
- Deep sea vent, or "black smoker", a type of hydrothermal vent found on the ocean floor
- Plumbing drainage venting, pipes leading from fixtures to the outdoors, usually via the roof
- Flue, a duct, pipe, or chimney for conveying exhaust gases; see also Chimney
- Duct (HVAC), used in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning to deliver and remove air
- Vent (radio series), a dark comedy series produced for BBC Radio 4 in 2006
- An outlet of a biological ventilation system that allows the exchange of air; see gas exchange
- An external opening of a urinary or genital system in lower vertebrates (eg - salamanders)
- Vent, Austria, a village in the Ötztal Alps
- Ventrilo, an Internet VoIP chat system service
- A narrow slot in a vending machine or slot machine through which to introduce money, coins, or tokens.
- The various attacks used by characters in Kamen Rider Ryuki are known as "Vents" (such as "Kick Vent", "Sword Vent", etc).
- An expression of anger or frustration.
- Vent (Mega Man), a character in the Mega Man ZX video game series.
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