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tent

 [tent]
1. a fabric covering for enclosing an open space, especially such a covering over a patient's bed for administering oxygen or aerosol by inhalation.
2. a conical, expansible plug of soft material for dilating an orifice or for keeping a wound open, so as to prevent its healing except at the bottom.
3. to elevate tissue in order to prevent adherence to underlying organs.
oxygen tent see oxygen tent.
sponge tent a conical plug made of compressed sponge used to dilate the ostium uteri.

tent

(tent),
1. Canopy used in various types of inhalation therapy to control humidity and concentration of oxygen in inspired air.
2. Cylinder, usually absorbent, introduced into a canal or sinus to maintain its patency or to dilate it.
3. To elevate or pick up a segment of skin, fascia, or tissue at a given point, giving it the appearance of a tent.
[L. tendo, pp. tensus, to stretch]

tent

(tĕnt)
n.
A small cylindrical plug of lint or gauze used to keep open or probe a wound or an orifice.
tr.v. tented, tenting, tents
To keep (a wound or orifice) open with such a plug.

tent

(tent)
1. respiratory therapy Canopy used to control humidity and the concentration of oxygen in inspired air.
2. Cylinder of some material, usually absorbent, introduced into a canal or sinus to maintain its patency or to dilate it.
3. To elevate or pick up a segment of skin, fascia, or tissue at a given point, giving it the appearance of a tent.
[L. tendo, pp. tensus, to stretch]

tent

(tent)
1. Canopy used in various types of inhalation therapy to control humidity and concentration of oxygen in inspired air.
2. Cylinder, usually absorbent, introduced into a canal or sinus to maintain its patency or to dilate it.
3. To elevate or pick up a segment of skin, fascia, or tissue at a given point, giving it the appearance of a tent.
[L. tendo, pp. tensus, to stretch]
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He said sports like tent pegging put positive impact on our society, adding that MCI would continue to organize such healthy and traditional sports in its available resources.
APTPA President Malik Meharban said that tent pegging is a traditional sport and the annual festival attracts the best tent-peggers from across the country.
Alan Larsen, events consultant with English heritage and a former lancer with the British Army display team, said: "It was through my own interest in tent pegging that I met Prince Malik's Lancers and they've been a real hit with crowds at the festival.
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Federation, and the African Tent Pegging Federation.
MUSCAT: The Executive Committee of the International Tent Pegging Federation (ITPF) held today at its headquarters in Muscat a preparatory meeting chaired by Mohammed bin Issa Al Fayrouz, president of the federation.
Flag Past, band display, show jumps and tent pegging competition were the highlights of event.
On the third day, horse race and tent pegging competitions will be held in the stadium and flood light sports matches will also be played.
The championship witnessed tent pegging by riders waving spears to collect the wooden peg amid clouds of dust rising from the grounds.
Inaugurating the tent pegging competitions organized to mark
Team of Rawalpindi Zone received the Army Polo Championships trophy, while Captain Naeem, Team captain of Gujranwala Zone received the Army Tent Pegging Trophy.
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