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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A vertical (or near vertical) narrow passageway that supplies ventilation to a tunnel or other underground facility

Usage examples (35)
  • The one with soot-shaded windows that shares his airshaft.
  • The head stopped when it looked into the barred window of the airshaft.
  • We were almost out of oxygen when they got the six-inch airshaft down to us.
  • The dark, like ink, filled up the airshaft of their room on the fourteenth floor. for more
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