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- adj. Not vented
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not vented; not uttered; not opened for utterance or emission. Fletcher, Mad Lover, ii.
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- adj. not provided with vents
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The entire lab stank from chemicals in unvented storage cabinets, and became lachrymatory when reactions using excess ethyl bromoacetate had to be worked up outside the hood.
(or "unvented" as the late lamented EZ would say, although in reference to knitting rather than to words) some who know far more about this sort of thing than I do
I have no idea whether the Duke Barnim socks were found before EZ unvented the arch herself; she certainly did it before Rutt's book was in print.
Pressure from the buildup of carbon dioxide in the jars that come with the kits can cause the unvented lids to blow off, posing explosion and projectile hazards.
Since that time, there have been 12 additional reports of exploding unvented jars and another 13 injuries.
Bill Williams, rigid with unvented anger, stood as if planted immovably and insisted on seeing whoever was now in charge.
You may also breathe formaldehyde if you use unvented gas or kerosene heaters indoors or if you or someone else smokes a cigar, cigarette, or pipe indoors.
Incomplete oxidation during combustion in gas ranges and unvented gas or kerosene heaters may cause high concentrations of CO in indoor air.
Consider purchasing a vented space heater when replacing an unvented one.
Insulate the ceiling in an unheated basement and around the walls in a heated basement or unvented crawl space.