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Dictionary definition for: Vent

1. (n) a hole for the escape of gas or air

2. (v) give expression or utterance to; "She vented her anger" "The graduates gave vent to cheers"

3. (n) external opening of urinary or genital system of a lower vertebrate

4. (v) expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen; "air the old winter clothes" "air out the smoke-filled rooms"

5. (n) a fissure in the earth''s crust (or in the surface of some other planet) through which molten lava and gases erupt

6. (n) a slit in a garment (as in the back seam of a jacket)

7. (n) activity that releases or expresses creative energy or emotion; "she had no other outlet for her feelings" "he gave vent to his anger"

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