a large tent in the woods

For most of us, a tent is a temporary dwelling place, but for some it is home. Tents are usually constructed of poles to form a framework covered by a flexible protective shell -- cloth or hide. They can be taken apart and packed much more compactly for travel. Tents can be as large as a circus "big top" or so small that one person can barely fit inside. They usually have a rounded or triangular silhouette. Tents are also used to create a temporary space for a party. Party tents may have just the top without sides, transparent or more open flaps on the sides to allow guests to enter and leave the sheltered space easily.

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Other kinds of tents include small, temporary structures to protect young plants or play tents that children construct for fun, creating a small play area with a sheet or similar cover.

a tent on the beach

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