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vent (verb), vents; vented; venting
1. To express one's feelings or emotions: Susan called up her best friend to vent her anger of how her brother treated her unfairly.
2. To present a person's complaints: Jan vented her displeasure to the store's sale's department because she wanted her money back for the dress which she purchased that didn't fit her daughter properly.
3. To air out something or expose it to fresh air: Jackie hung out her dress to vent it in the cool breeze.
4. Etymology: from Latin ventus, "wind".
Publicly expressing one's grievance.
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deep-sea vent
A geyser on the sea bottom through which super-hot aqueous solutions rise from the magma beneath the crust.

This creates a surrounding system of mineral-rich water that helps to support a distinctive type of ecosystem not found in typical cold-water environments at the same ocean depth.

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hydrothermal vent
1. A fissure in the sea bottom through which hot aqueous solutions rise from the magma beneath the crust.
2. A geyser on the sea bottom through which super-hot aqueous solutions rise from the magma beneath the earth's crust.

This creates a surrounding system of mineral-rich water which helps to support a distinctive type of ecosystem not found in typical cold-water environments at the same ocean depth.

vol-au-vent
A light pastry shell containing a ragout of fish or meat.
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