airhole

airhole
noun Date: 1751 a hole to admit or discharge air

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  • airhole — air hole n. 1. A hole or opening through which gas or air may pass. 2. An opening in the frozen surface of a body of water. 3. See air pocket. * * * …   Universalium

  • airhole — noun a) A hole provided for ventilation or breathing b) A hole in ice through which air escapes …   Wiktionary

  • airhole — n. hole to admit or emit air …   English contemporary dictionary

  • airhole — /ˈɛəhoʊl/ (say airhohl) noun 1. an opening to admit or discharge air. 2. a natural opening in the frozen surface of a river or pond. 3. Aeronautics → air pocket …   Australian English dictionary

  • airhole — airˈhole noun 1. A hole for the passage of air 2. A hole in ice where animals come up to breathe 3. An air pocket • • • Main Entry: ↑air …   Useful english dictionary

  • air pit — airhole …   English contemporary 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

  • Dip — Dip, n. 1. The action of dipping or plunging for a moment into a liquid. The dip of oars in unison. Glover. [1913 Webster] 2. Inclination downward; direction below a horizontal line; slope; pitch. [1913 Webster] 3. a hollow or depression in a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dip of a stratum — Dip Dip, n. 1. The action of dipping or plunging for a moment into a liquid. The dip of oars in unison. Glover. [1913 Webster] 2. Inclination downward; direction below a horizontal line; slope; pitch. [1913 Webster] 3. a hollow or depression in a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dip of the horizon — Dip Dip, n. 1. The action of dipping or plunging for a moment into a liquid. The dip of oars in unison. Glover. [1913 Webster] 2. Inclination downward; direction below a horizontal line; slope; pitch. [1913 Webster] 3. a hollow or depression in a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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