from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as air-pit.
  • noun Any ventilating shaft.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • A passage, usually vertical, for admitting fresh air into a mine or a tunnel.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a vertical (or near vertical) shaft that supplies ventilation to a tunnel or other underground facility

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a shaft for ventilation


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