Definition of vented in US English:



  • Having an opening or openings, especially to allow air to pass out.

    ‘the room is vented for a tumble dryer’
    ‘plastic bags must be vented’
    • ‘The vented cavity provides an air inlet for natural ventilation.’
    • ‘Vented, persimmon-hued lenses bring out detail in shady tree sections but are still dark enough for intense daylight.’
    • ‘Indoor air sampling established that vented stoves generated substantially less soot and other airborne particulate matter than unimproved hearths did.’
    • ‘The vehicle's vented bonnet improves cooling.’
    • ‘To unsnarl the hair, a pick and a vented hairbrush work very well.’