air hole


noun

an opening to admit or discharge air.
a natural opening in the frozen surface of a river or pond.

Origin of air hole

First recorded in 1760–70
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air hole

noun

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