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Tent vs. Yurt

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Tentnoun

A pavilion or portable lodge consisting of skins, canvas, or some strong cloth, stretched and sustained by poles, used for sheltering people from the weather.

‘We were camping in a three-man tent.’;

Yurtnoun

A large, round, semi-permanent tent with vertical walls and a conical roof, usually associated with Central Asia and Mongolia (where it is known as a ger).

Tentnoun

(archaic) The representation of a tent used as a bearing.

Yurtnoun

a circular domed dwelling that is portable and self-supporting; originally used by nomadic Mongol and Turkic people of central Asia but now used as inexpensive alternative or temporary housing

Tentnoun

(Scotland) A portable pulpit set up outside to accommodate worshippers who cannot fit into a church.

Yurt

A traditional yurt (from the Turkic languages) or ger (Mongolian) is a portable, round tent covered with skins or felt and used as a dwelling by several distinct nomadic groups in the steppes of Central Asia. The structure consists of an angled assembly or latticework of wood or bamboo for walls, a door frame, ribs (poles, rafters), and a wheel (crown, compression ring) possibly steam-bent.

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Tentnoun

A trouser tent; a piece of fabric, etc. protruding outward like a tent.

Tentnoun

Attention; regard, care.

Tentnoun

(archaic) Intention; design.

Tentnoun

(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.

Tentnoun

(medicine) A probe for searching a wound.

Tentnoun

(archaic) A kind of wine of a deep red color, chiefly from Galicia or Malaga in Spain; called also tent wine, and tinta.

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Tentverb

(intransitive) To go camping.

‘We’ll be tented at the campground this weekend.’;

Tentverb

(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.

Tentverb

(intransitive) To form into a tent-like shape.

‘The sheet tented over his midsection.’;

Tentverb

To attend to; to heed

Tentverb

to guard; to hinder.

Tentverb

To probe or to search with a tent; to keep open with a tent.

‘to tent a wound’;

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Tentnoun

A kind of wine of a deep red color, chiefly from Galicia or Malaga in Spain; - called also tent wine, and tinta.

Tentnoun

Attention; regard, care.

Tentnoun

Intention; design.

Tentnoun

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.

‘The tent that searchesTo the bottom of the worst.’;

Tentnoun

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, especially soldiers in camp.

‘Within his tent, large as is a barn.’;

Tentnoun

The representation of a tent used as a bearing.

Tentverb

To attend to; to heed; hence, to guard; to hinder.

Tentverb

To probe or to search with a tent; to keep open with a tent; as, to tent a wound. Used also figuratively.

‘I'll tent him to the quick.’;

Tentverb

To lodge as a tent; to tabernacle.

‘We 're tenting to-night on the old camp ground.’;

Tentnoun

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’;

Tentverb

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’;

Tent

A tent ( (listen)) is a shelter consisting of sheets of fabric or other material draped over, attached to a frame of poles or attached to a supporting rope. While smaller tents may be free-standing or attached to the ground, large tents are usually anchored using guy ropes tied to stakes or tent pegs.

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