- 1 an opening that allows air, gas, or liquid to pass out of or into a room, building, container, etc. air/heating vents
- 2(technology) the opening in the body of a bird, fish, reptile, or other small animal, through which waste matter is passed out
- 3a long thin opening at the bottom of the back or side of a coat or jacket Idioms
to express a feeling, especially anger, strongly Children give vent to their anger in various ways. She gave vent to her feelings in a violent outburst.
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