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vent in Technology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishventvent1 /vent/ noun [countable]  1 TDa hole or pipe through which gases, liquid etc can enter or escape from an enclosed space or container a blocked air vent a volcanic vent2 give vent to something3 a thin straight opening at the bottom of the back or side of a jacket or coat4 technical the small hole through which small animals, birds, fish etc pass waste matter out of their bodies
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ventan air ventI found the protozoan attracted in large numbers to slate panels we deliberately left at vents for one year and then recovered.Central vent eruptions are the best-known kind.How do species that colonize vents cheat the inevitable local extinction?As one goes away from the vent, two effects become apparent.air ventFrom this he ran a fuse through the floor and out of an air vent into the garden outside.Lastly, air vents were provided in the walls of barns to prevent the crops inside from becoming mouldy.They were found dead at Dover after Mr Wacker allegedly closed the air vent on the truck s side.He waited until the noises faded then pressed his face against the mesh of the air vent.Undo the coupling slightly so water can trickle into the container, and open the air vent to increase the flow rate.Open the air vent with a radiator key and see if air or gas is forced out.I found a small but perfectly-formed hailstone on my knee, which must have got in through the air vent.