Ventiduct Ven"ti*duct, n. [L. ventus wind + ductus a leading, conduit, fr. ducere, ductum, to lead.] A passage for wind or air; a passage or pipe for ventilating apartments. --Gwilt. [1913 Webster]

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  • ventiduct — noun A ventilation duct …   Wiktionary

  • ventiduct — [ vɛntɪdʌkt] noun Architecture a duct passing through a wall for ventilation. Origin C17: from L. ventus wind + ductus duct …   English new terms dictionary

  • ventiduct — ven·ti·duct …   English syllables

  • ventiduct —   n. air pipe.    ♦ ventifact, n. stone rounded by wind action …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • ventiduct — n. Archit. an air passage, esp. for ventilation. Etymology: L ventus wind + ductus DUCT …   Useful english dictionary

  • Airpipe — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Channel for the passage of air. < N PARAG:Airpipe >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 air pipe air pipe air tube Sgm: N 1 airhole airhole blowhole breathinghole venthole Sgm: N 1 shaft shaft flue chimney …   English dictionary for students

  • Suspiral — Sus*pir al, n. [From {Suspire}.] 1. A breathing hole; a vent or ventiduct. [1913 Webster] 2. A spring of water passing under ground toward a cistern or conduit. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • air hole — Synonyms and related words: CAT, aerospace, aerosphere, air duct, air passage, air pocket, air shaft, air tube, airspace, airway, armhole, blowhole, breathing hole, bullet hole, bump, bunghole, ceiling, cringle, crosswind, deadeye, empty space,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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  • airway — Synonyms and related words: air duct, air hole, air lane, air line, air passage, air route, air shaft, air tube, blowhole, breathing hole, corridor, lane, louver, louverwork, naris, nostril, path, shaft, spilehole, spiracle, touchhole, transom,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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