tent·​ed | \ ˈten-təd How to pronounce tented (audio) \

Definition of tented

1 : covered with a tent or tents tented camps
2 : shaped like a tent

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Recent Examples on the Web Captain's Quarters is accepting reservations under the tented area outside on a case by case, day by day basis, due to weather and social distancing guidelines. Louisville Courier Journal, "Louisville restaurants reopen this weekend. Here are 12+ places where you can eat outside," 21 May 2020 At the entrance, visitors will go to a tented area where nurses will take their temperature. Curtis Tate, USA TODAY, "Rock Hall museum set for June reopening, keeping the 'DNA of rock and roll' in a safe space," 13 May 2020 Security people in masks immediately hand each person a mask, then staff members perform an initial screening, which is outside in a tented triage area during busy daytime hours. Sam Whiting, SFChronicle.com, "A shelter-in-place side effect: Bay Area people are afraid to go to the hospital," 23 Apr. 2020 Now the view is of the tented field hospital run by Samaritan’s Purse, an evangelical organization led by Franklin Graham. Elizabeth Barber, The New Yorker, "The Plight of a Hospital Chaplain," 14 Apr. 2020 Patients at the tented test sites stay in their cars when getting tested, protecting them and others from the prospect of infection. The Enquirer, Cincinnati.com, "Coronavirus testing: 1 site added in Cincinnati as limits on access remain," 20 Mar. 2020 Guests stay in large tented bedrooms with fireplaces and en-suite bathrooms, and all-inclusive bookings include all on-property meals and drinks. Evie Carrick, Travel + Leisure, "The Best All-inclusive Family Resorts (Video)," 13 Feb. 2020 The risk is especially acute in informal tented settlements and refugee camps. Adam Rasmi, Quartz, "The UN is seeking $2 billion to help war-torn countries fight coronavirus," 25 Mar. 2020 Under a tented shade zone, new moms will have a clean, private place to breastfeed, as well as hand washing areas and clean bathrooms for families only. Taylor Mims, Billboard, "Back to the Beach Festival Returns With Blink-182 and The Used," 22 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of tented

1598, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Tented.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tented. Accessed 24 Feb. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of tented

: made up of or filled with tents
: having a peak like a tent : shaped like the inside of a tent

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