air hole


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air hole

n.
A hole or opening that allows for the passage of air, especially to facilitate breathing.

air hole

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airhole

n
1. a hole that allows the passage of air, esp for ventilation
2. (Physical Geography) a section of open water in a frozen surface
3. (Aeronautics) a less common name for air pocket1

air′ hole`


n.
1. an opening to admit or discharge air.
2. an opening in the frozen surface of a river or pond.
[1760–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.air hole - a local region of low pressure or descending air that causes a plane to lose height suddenlyair hole - a local region of low pressure or descending air that causes a plane to lose height suddenly
atmospheric phenomenon - a physical phenomenon associated with the atmosphere
2.air hole - a hole that allows the passage of airair hole - a hole that allows the passage of air
hole - an opening deliberately made in or through something
References in classic literature ?
We every day pass through the air hole some bread at the end of a fork, and some meat when he asks for it; but alas
He carries with him everywhere a dirty little tin case, with air holes in the cover.
One could see the 250 air holes on the inner side of the tentacles.
They were found near where the company had drilled an air hole on Tuesday in an attempt to contact the men.
Therefore the greater the radius of the air hole is, the effective mode has more similar curve with the effective refractive index.
Oleg Nikolaevich went into a coma after being sunk in a 4-meter-deep air hole in the sand on the beach of Bulgarian town of Primorsko on August 14.
The last thing you want is a clogged vent or air hole and the climbing temperatures it creates.
Their only air hole is slowly freezing over so he broadcasts a news piece in the hope that the networks might pick up the story.
Each of the two pontoons had four airtight compartments, and he added an air hole and aluminum tube at the top of each.
Someone suggested I tape my mouth closed leaving only a small air hole.
The extruder is placed off-center from the die to allow for the air hole and suction unit behind the die.
The end of the straw was pushed into the body of the chicken to create an air hole for expanded air to escape while firing.