wentyl

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Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Ventil, from Medieval Latin ventīle, from Latin ventus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɛn.tɨl/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛntɨl
  • Syllabification: wen‧tyl

Noun[edit]

wentyl m inan

  1. valve (device that controls flow of gas or fluid)
    Synonym: zawór
  2. valve stem (self-contained valve which opens to admit gas to a chamber (such as air to inflate a tire), and is then automatically closed and kept sealed by the pressure in the chamber, or a spring, or both, to prevent the gas from escaping)
  3. (figuratively) safety valve (any mechanism offering relief from pressure or tension, e.g. emotionally)
    Synonym: wentyl bezpieczeństwa

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Further reading[edit]

  • wentyl in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • wentyl in Polish dictionaries at PWN