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noun as in outlet

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At the bottom of this ocean world it is conceivable that we might find hydrothermal vents and ocean floor volcanoes.

Other scientists, however, place the starting point for Earth’s life underwater, at the deep hydrothermal vents where heated, mineral-rich water billows from cracks in the ocean floor.

There are numerous alternative hypotheses for where life began, beyond terrestrial hot springs and deep-sea vents.

It’s likely home to a subsurface ocean of liquid water, kept warm through tidal forces, and although Europa would still be a very extreme world, it could host life in the same ways as hydrothermal vents deep in Earth’s oceans.

That creates steam that quickly rises and spews through the vent.

But now everything was a good pretext to vent the rebellious mood.

Brown, meanwhile, took to Twitter to vent his frustration over the incident: And trouble seems to follow Knight wherever he goes.

In the midst of riots in Ferguson, Missouri, some residents took to secret-sharing app Whisper to vent.

British model takes to Twitter to vent frustrations with aggressive photographers.

Droves of attendees streamed inside to vent their emotions over the course of several days.

As night began to settle down over the land, the Queen Elizabeth seemed to feel the time had come to give full vent to her wrath.

Le lendemain matin, un coup de vent l'emporta tout seul dehors de la chaloupe dans les vagues, et jamais depuis, n'est apparu.

The injured and indignant animal gave vent to a succession of eldritch screams.

The good man was merely giving vent to his delight at being under canvas.

From time to time Lockhart gave vent to a grim laugh, and Spivin displayed his feelings in a too-amiable smile.


On this page you'll find 116 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vent, such as: chimney, duct, flue, pipe, ventilator, and aperture.

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