Associations to the word «Tent»

Pictures for the word «Tent»


TENT, noun. A pavilion or portable lodge consisting of skins, canvas, or some strong cloth, stretched and sustained by poles, used for sheltering persons from the weather.
TENT, noun. (archaic) The representation of a tent used as a bearing.
TENT, verb. (intransitive) To go camping.
TENT, verb. (cooking) To prop up aluminum foil in an inverted "V" (reminiscent of a pop-up tent) over food to reduce splatter, before putting it in the oven.
TENT, verb. (intransitive) To form into a tent-like shape.
TENT, verb. (archaic) (UK) (Scotland) (dialect) To attend to; to heed; hence, to guard; to hinder.
TENT, noun. (archaic) (UK) (Scotland) (dialect) Attention; regard, care.
TENT, noun. (archaic) Intention; design.
TENT, noun. (medicine) A roll of lint or linen, or a conical or cylindrical piece of sponge or other absorbent, used chiefly to dilate a natural canal, to keep open the orifice of a wound, or to absorb discharges.
TENT, noun. (medicine) A probe for searching a wound.
TENT, verb. (medicine) (sometimes figurative) To probe or to search with a tent; to keep open with a tent.
TENT, noun. (archaic) A kind of wine of a deep red color, chiefly from Galicia or Malaga in Spain; called also tent wine, and tinta.
TENT CAMPING, noun. Camping in tents, as an outdoor activity
TENT CATERPILLAR, noun. (entomology) A larva belonging to any of a number of species of moths of the genus Malacosoma, known for destructive infestation of trees in which the leaves are consumed and prominent, silken tent-like structures are constructed in the branches.
TENT EMBASSIES, noun. Plural of tent embassy
TENT EMBASSY, noun. (Australia) A semipermanent encampment set up as the focal point of a protest, particularly with regard to the rights of indigenous people.
TENT PEG, noun. A peg, driven into the ground, to hold a rope that supports a tent.
TENT POLE, noun. Alternative form of tentpole
TENT POLE MOVIE, noun. Alternative form of tentpole movie
TENT ROCK, noun. A hoodoo (spire of rock).
TENT WINE, noun. (archaic) A kind of wine of a deep red color, chiefly from Galicia or Malaga in Spain

Dictionary definition

TENT, noun. A portable shelter (usually of canvas stretched over supporting poles and fastened to the ground with ropes and pegs); "he pitched his tent near the creek".
TENT, noun. A web that resembles a tent or carpet.
TENT, verb. Live in or as if in a tent; "Can we go camping again this summer?"; "The circus tented near the town"; "The houseguests had to camp in the living room".

Wise words

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles de Gaulle