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air hole

an opening to admit or discharge air.
a natural opening in the frozen surface of a river or pond.
Origin of air hole
1760-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for air hole
  • The top of each observation well shall be provided with a cap in which an air hole has been drilled.
  • Prior to discarding your used oil filter, punch an air hole in the dome end of the filter.
  • The officials ordered the rescuers to dig from the air hole on top of the mountain.
  • The flight end cap had a rubber gasket with a marginal air hole to allow pressurization behind the piston.
  • The cup is available with an air hole or rubber button for controlled feeding.
British Dictionary definitions for air hole

air hole

a hole that allows the passage of air, esp for ventilation
a section of open water in a frozen surface
a less common name for air pocket (sense 1)
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