Tent

A tent is a shelter consisting of sheets of fabric or other material draped over, attached to a frame of poles or attached to a supporting rope. While smaller tents may be free-standing or attached to the ground, large tents are usually anchored using guy ropes tied to stakes or tent pegs. First used as portable homes by nomadic peoples, tents are...
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Tent

• (n.) A probe for searching a wound. • (n.) Intention; design. • (n.) A kind of wine of a deep red color, chiefly from Galicia or Malaga in Spain; -- called also tent wine, and tinta. • (n.) Attention; regard, care. • (n.) The representation of a tent used as a bearing. • (n.) A roll of lint or linen, or a conical or ...
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tent

<surgery> A roll of lint or linen, or a conical or cylindrical piece of sponge or other absorbent, used chiefly to dilate a natural canal, to keep open the orifice of a wound, or to absorb discharges. ... A probe for searching a wound. 'The tent that searches To the bottom of the worst.' (Shak) ... Origin: F. Tente. See Tent to probe. ... 1. ...
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tent

(tent) a fabric covering for enclosing an open space, especially such a covering over a patient's bed for administering oxygen or aerosol by inhalation. a conical, expansible plug of soft material for dilating an orifice or keeping a wound open to prevent healing except at the bottom. t...
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tent

collapsible shelter noun a portable shelter (usually of canvas stretched over supporting poles and fastened to the ground with ropes and pegs); `he pitched his tent near the creek`
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Tent

[protocol] Tent is a protocol for open, decentralized social networking. Tent users share content with apps and each other. Anyone can run a Tent server, or write an app or alternative server implementation that uses the Tent protocol. Users can take their content and relationships with them when they change or move servers. Tent supports e...
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Tent

Tent intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Tented ; present participle & verbal noun Tenting .] To lodge as a tent; to tabernacle. Shak. « We 're tenting to-night on the old camp ground.» W. Kittr...
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Tent

Tent noun [ Spanish tinto , properly, deep-colored, from Latin tinctus , past participle of tingere to dye. See Tinge , and confer Tint , Tinto .] A kind of wine of a deep red color, chiefly from Galicia or Malaga in Spain; -- called also tent wine , a...
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Tent

Tent transitive verb To attend to; to heed; hence, to guard; to hinder. [ Prov. Eng. & Scot.] Halliwell.
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Tent

A tent is a pavillion or portable lodge made of some flexible cloth material stretched and sustained by poles. The word tent derives from the Latin tentorium meaning 'something stretched'. Early tents were made of canvas and other coarse cloths (hence the expression of sleeping under canvas), modern small tents are usually made of lightweight synth...
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Tent

Anglicised form of the Spanish term Tinto for red wine; look there.
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tent

portable shelter, consisting of a rigid framework covered by some flexible substance. Tents are used for a wide variety of purposes, including ... [4 related articles]
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tent

tent A portable shelter consisting of canvas, skins, etc. stretched over poles and attached to stakes.
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Tent

Tent is Scottish slang for to observe, to notice.
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tent

tent, portable shelter of canvas, skins, felt, matting, or other material usually supported by poles and used chiefly by nomads, hunters, and campers. Tents have been used by pastoral peoples since ancient times and are mentioned in the Old Testament and in Homer. Persian tents, usually circular, we...
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Tent

The variety of tents is huge. For the Guide, the authors limit the term to a portable, soft-walled structure that can sleep two adults comfortably.
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tent

Type: Term Pronunciation: tent Definitions: 1. Canopy used in various types of inhalation therapy to control humidity and concentration of oxygen in inspired air. 2. Cylinder, usually absorbent, introduced into a canal or sinus to maintain its patency or to dilate it. 3. To elevate or pick up a segment of skin, fascia, or tissue at a given point, g...
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tent

[n] - a portable shelter (usually of canvas stretched over supporting poles and fastened to the ground with ropes and pegs)
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