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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the act of venting;
[syn: discharge, venting]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vent \Vent\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Vented; p. pr. & vb. n. Venting.] 1. To let out at a vent, or small aperture; to give passage or outlet to. [1913 Webster] 2. To suffer to escape from confinement; to let out; to utter; to pour forth; as, to vent passion or complaint. [1913 Webster] The queen of heaven did thus her fury vent. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. To utter; to report; to publish. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] By mixing somewhat true to vent more lies. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Thou hast framed and vented very curious orations. --Barrow. [1913 Webster] 4. To scent, as a hound. [Obs.] --Turbervile. [1913 Webster] 5. To furnish with a vent; to make a vent in; as, to vent. a mold. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

venting n 1: the act of venting [syn: discharge, venting]