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tent

 
 
pronunciation:
tent
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a shelter made of canvas, nylon, or plastic. A tent is held up by poles and attached to the ground with stakes.
 
definition 2: something that is like such a structure in shape or some other way.
He is in an oxygen tent to help him breathe.
derivations: tentless (adj.), tentlike (adj.)
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The word tent contains the following part:
tend, tent, tens Latin root that means stretch