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Tent vs. Yurt

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The main difference between Tent and Yurt is that the Tent is a temporary building which can be easily dismantled and which is portable and Yurt is a Portable, round tent covered with skins or felt and used by nomadic groups in Central Asia

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  • Tent (noun)

    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."

  • Tent (noun)

    The representation of a tent used as a bearing.

  • Tent (noun)

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

  • Tent (noun)

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

  • Tent (noun)

    Attention; regard, care.

  • Tent (noun)

    Intention; design.

  • Tent (noun)

    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)

    A probe for searching a wound.

  • Tent (noun)

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

  • Tent (verb)

    To go camping.

    "We’ll be tented at the campground this weekend."

  • Tent (verb)

    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)

    To form into a tent-like shape.

    "The sheet tented over his midsection."

  • Tent (verb)

    To attend to; to heed

  • Tent (verb)

    to guard; to hinder.

  • Tent (verb)

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

    "to tent a wound"

  • Yurt (noun)

    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).

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Webster Dictionary
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  • 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 (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"

  • Yurt (noun)

    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

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