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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
tent (noun)
1.
a collapsible shelter of fabric (as nylon or canvas) stretched and sustained by poles and used for camping outdoors or as a temporary building
2.
- dwelling
3.
a) something that resembles a tent or that serves as a shelter , especially a canopy or enclosure placed over the head and shoulders to retain vapors or oxygen being medically administered
b) the web of a tent caterpillar
tent (verb)
intransitive verb
1.
to reside for the time being - lodge
2.
transitive verb
to live in a tent
1.
to cover with or as if with a tent
2.
to lodge in - tents
tent (verb)
transitive verb
chiefly Scottish to attend to
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
tent (noun)
a raised covering over something for decoration or protection
SYNONIMS:
awning, ceiling, cover, roof, tent
RELATED WORDS:
dome, marquee, pavilion; arbor, bower, pergola; screen, shade, shelter, shield, sunshade, umbrella; canvas ( canvass), fly
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