Fissure vs. Vent

Fissure vs. Vent — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Fissure and Vent

Fissurenoun

A long narrow opening; a crack or cleft.

Ventnoun

Forceful expression or release of pent-up thoughts or feelings

give vent to one's anger.

Fissurenoun

The process of splitting or separating; division.

Ventnoun

An opening permitting the escape of fumes, a liquid, a gas, or steam.

Fissurenoun

A separation into subgroups or factions; a schism.

Ventnoun

The small hole at the breech of a gun through which the charge is ignited.

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Fissurenoun

(Anatomy) A normal groove or furrow, as in the liver or brain, that divides an organ into lobes or parts.

Ventnoun

(Zoology) The excretory opening of the digestive tract in animals such as birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish.

Fissurenoun

(Medicine) A break in the skin, usually where it joins a mucous membrane, producing a cracklike sore or ulcer.

Ventnoun

The opening of a volcano in the earth's crust.

Fissureverb

To form a crack or cleft or cause a crack or cleft in.

Ventnoun

An opening on the ocean floor that emits hot water and dissolved minerals.

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Fissurenoun

A crack or opening, as in a rock.

Ventnoun

A slit in a garment, as in the back seam of a jacket.

Fissurenoun

(anatomy) A groove, deep furrow, elongated cleft, or tear; a sulcus.

Ventverb

To express (one's thoughts or feelings, for example), especially forcefully.

Fissureverb

To split, forming fissures.

Ventverb

To release or discharge (steam, for example) through an opening.

Fissurenoun

a long narrow depression in a surface

Ventverb

To provide with a vent.

Fissurenoun

a long narrow opening

Ventverb

To vent one's feelings or opinions

Sorry to go on like that, but I just had to vent.

Fissurenoun

(anatomy) a long narrow slit or groove that divides an organ into lobes

Ventverb

To be released or discharged through an opening.

Fissureverb

break into fissures or fine cracks

Ventverb

To rise to the surface of water to breathe. Used of a marine mammal.

Ventnoun

An opening through which gases, especially air, can pass.

the vent of a cask; the vent of a mould

Ventnoun

A small aperture.

Ventnoun

The opening of a volcano from which lava flows.

Ventnoun

A verbalized frustration.

Ventnoun

The excretory opening of lower orders of vertebrates.

Ventnoun

A slit in the seam of a garment.

Ventnoun

The opening at the breech of a firearm, through which fire is communicated to the powder of the charge; touchhole.

Ventnoun

In steam boilers, a sectional area of the passage for gases divided by the length of the same passage in feet.

Ventnoun

Opportunity of escape or passage from confinement or privacy; outlet.

Ventnoun

Emission; escape; passage to notice or expression; publication; utterance.

Ventnoun

Ventriloquism.

Ventnoun

sale; opportunity to sell; market

Ventnoun

(obsolete) A baiting place; an inn.

Ventverb

(intransitive) To allow gases to escape.

The stove vents to the outside.

Ventverb

(transitive) To allow to escape through a vent.

Exhaust is vented to the outside.

Ventverb

To express a strong emotion.

He vents his anger violently.Can we talk? I need to vent.

Ventverb

To snuff; to breathe or puff out; to snort.

Ventverb

To sell; to vend.

Ventnoun

a hole for the escape of gas or air

Ventnoun

external opening of urinary or genital system of a lower vertebrate

Ventnoun

a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some other planet) through which molten lava and gases erupt

Ventnoun

a slit in a garment (as in the back seam of a jacket)

Ventnoun

activity that releases or expresses creative energy or emotion;

she had no other outlet for her feelingshe gave vent to his anger

Ventverb

give expression or utterance to;

She vented her angerThe graduates gave vent to cheers

Ventverb

expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen;

air the old winter clothesair out the smoke-filled rooms