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July 2016

Word of the Day: vent

Word of the Day July 1, 2016 vent (noun, verb) /vɛnt/   LISTEN     A vent is a hole in a wall that allows air, smoke, or gas to get out of an enclosed space. It is also the opening of a volcano, through which lava and other gases are emitted. Figuratively, a vent is an expression of a strong emotion or passion. As a verb, to vent means 'to release a strong emotion' or 'to express something publicly.' It also means 'to release liquids or gases.'   Example sentences   • There were several vents set in the […]

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