vent

Definitions (3)

1. A pipe built into a drainage system to provide air circulation, thus preventing siphonage and back pressure from affecting the function of the trap seals.

2. A stack through which smoke, ashes, vapors, and other airborne impurities are discharged from an enclosed space to the outside atmosphere.

3. Any opening serving as an outlet or inlet for air.

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