2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Vent \Vent\, verb (used with an object) [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.

2. To suffer to escape from confinement; to let out; to utter; to pour forth; as, to vent passion or complaint.

The queen of heaven did thus her fury vent. --Dryden.

3. To utter; to report; to publish. [Obs.]

By mixing somewhat true to vent more lies. --Milton.

Thou hast framed and vented very curious orations. --Barrow.

4. To scent, as a hound. [Obs.] --Turbervile.

5. To furnish with a vent; to make a vent in; as, to vent. a mold.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: supplied with a vent or vents for intake of air or discharge of gases

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