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Definition of Tent
A kind of wine of a deep red color, chiefly from Galicia or Malaga in Spain; -- called also tent wine, and tinta.
Attention; regard, care.
To attend to; to heed; hence, to guard; to hinder.
To probe or to search with a tent; to keep open with a tent; as, to tent a wound. Used also figuratively.
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.
A probe for searching a wound.
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.
The representation of a tent used as a bearing.
To lodge as a tent; to tabernacle.
It always rains on tents. Rainstorms will travel thousands of miles, against prevailing winds for the opportunity to rain on a tent.
When I take action, I'm not going to fire a $2 million missile at a $10 empty tent and hit a camel in the butt. It's going to be decisive.
George W. Bush
Let the tent be struck.
Robert E. Lee
What is the American dream? The American dream is one big tent. One big tent. And on that big tent you have four basic promises: equal protection under the law, equal opportunity, equal access, and fair share.
I'd rather be in a tent than in a house.
More "Tent" Quotations
tent in Afrikaans is tent
tent in Dutch is tent, huif, kampeertent
tent in Finnish is teltta
tent in French is tente
tent in German is Zelt
tent in Norwegian is telt
tent in Portuguese is barraca
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