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  • n. Plural form of venthole.


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  • Hoed Pine hat with twentyfour ventholes by Morgen.

    Finnegans Wake

  • Fires burned in pits; hoods, of leather stretched on wooden frames, helped draw smoke out through ventholes.

    The Rebel Worlds

  • At the middle of the city stood a block full twenty me - ters high, Windowless, only the door and the ventholes opening to air.

    Trader To The Stars

  • These handles, when turned, open ventholes from the windchest into the channels.

    The Ten Books on Architecture

  • In this vessel are valves, accurately fitting over the upper vents of the pipes, which stop up the ventholes, and keep what has been forced by pressure into the vessel from going down again.

    The Ten Books on Architecture

  • From the cylinders there are connecting pipes attached to the neck of the regulator, and directed towards the ventholes in the windchest.

    The Ten Books on Architecture

  • From the channels to the canon there are vertical openings corresponding to ventholes in a board above, which board is termed

    The Ten Books on Architecture

  • what i really love about the rotofixer dude is his hat. with the bill up, the rider expresses an ironic sensibility regarding the nature of hat visors and their intended purpose, while still using his head as advertising space and rendering useless all the ventholes in his helmet. nice work!

    Flights of Fancy: The Art of Unsimplification

  • 'there were narrow ventholes, rather than windows, hardly admitting enough light to outrage modesty; but nowadays, baths are called caves if they do not receive the sun's rays through large windows.' ...

    Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 1 The Evolution of Modesty; The Phenomena of Sexual Periodicity; Auto-Erotism


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