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tent



Pronunciation: (tent), [key]
n.
1. a portable shelter of skins, canvas, plastic, or the like, supported by one or more poles or a frame and often secured by ropes fastened to pegs in the ground.
2. something that resembles a tent.
3. tent dress.

v.t.
1. to lodge in tents.
2. to cover with or as if with a tent: In winter the tennis courts are tented inplastic.

v.i.
to live in a tent; encamp.

tent



Pronunciation: (tent), [key]
v.t. Chiefly Scot.
to give or pay attention to; heed.

tent



Pronunciation: (tent), [key] Surg.

n.
1. a probe.
2. a roll or pledget, usually of soft absorbent material, as lint or gauze, for dilating an orifice, keeping a wound open, etc.

v.t.
to keep (a wound) open with a tent.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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