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tent1 British & World English

A portable shelter made of cloth, supported by one or more poles and stretched tight by cords or loops attached to pegs driven into the ground

tent2 British & World English

A deep red sweet wine chiefly from Spain, used especially as sacramental wine

tent3 British & World English

A piece of absorbent material inserted into an opening to keep it open, or especially to widen it gradually as the material absorbs moisture

bell tent British & World English

A cone-shaped tent supported by a central pole

big tent British & World English

Used in reference to a political party’s policy of permitting or encouraging a broad spectrum of views among its members

pup tent British & World English

A small triangular tent, especially one for two people and without side walls

tent city British & World English

A large collection of tents, typically one forming temporary or makeshift accommodation for refugees or homeless people

tent-like British & World English

(Of a garment or structure) resembling a tent in shape or appearance

tent pole British & World English

A pole supporting a tent

wall tent British & World English

A tent with nearly perpendicular sides; a frame tent

frame tent British & World English

A tent supported by a tall frame, giving it nearly perpendicular sides and standing headroom throughout

oxygen tent British & World English

A tent-like enclosure within which the air supply can be enriched with oxygen to aid a patient’s breathing

ridge tent British & World English

A tent having a central ridge supported by a pole or frame at each end

tent dress British & World English

A full, loose-fitting dress that is narrow at the shoulders and very wide at the hem, having no waistline or darts

tent stitch British & World English

A series of parallel diagonal stitches

tent embassy British & World English

A semi-permanent site of political protest established in a public space, from which indigenous people and their supporters campaign for improved rights

tent caterpillar British & World English

A chiefly American moth caterpillar that lives in groups inside communal silken webs in a tree, which it often defoliates

tent peg in peg British & World English

A pin or bolt driven into the ground to hold one of the ropes or corners of a tent in position