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air hole

noun
1.
an opening to admit or discharge air.
2.
a natural opening in the frozen surface of a river or pond.
Origin of air hole
1760-1770
First recorded in 1760-70
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air hole

noun
1.
a hole that allows the passage of air, esp for ventilation
2.
a section of open water in a frozen surface
3.
a less common name for air pocket (sense 1)
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