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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
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Arriving before the inn at which his master and himself had made such an enormous repast, he approached Athos and said, showing him the airhole of the cellar:
"You would be OK in there with an airhole," he said.
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We have also shown that, for a negative percentage change of both airhole diameter and hole-to-hole spacing, the SCG retains the smooth and flat spectra however with reduced FWHM.
"I tiptoed over to the baby owl's carrier and lifted one side of the sheet that covered it, then bent and peered through one airhole. It slumped listless, despondent as a child after its mother has vanished.
Or I can buy a shirt that fits my neck perfectly, but billows out about my body, as if I'd just put my head through the airhole of a parachute.
The wadi traverses through an airhole of ophiolite rocks known geologically as Al Hawasnah airhole.
Most speakers therefore construe them as 'lying'--unless they consciously assign an internal base to them (e.g., the airhole of a ball), in which case 'sit' is chosen.
Disk: plain with traces of two framing-rings; five filling holes and airhole. Nozzle not set off from rim or flanked by grooves.
The depression needs to be no more than three to four inches deep, because you are piling the coal into a mound over the turiron (airhole) in order to get a good heat.