edge vent

edge vent

One of the openings at the perimeter of a roof to relieve possible water-vapor pressure in the roof system.
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If your house doesn't have soffits or overhangs and the roof stops at the wall, you can vent the lower edge of your roof with "starter" vent (also called "drip edge vent").
The Mustang GT gets a unique hood with leading edge vents that evacuate engine compartment air, and reduce front end lift.
Coupled with the fast roof line arching into the bonnet, the pronounced wheel arches with trailing edge vents and huge expanse of glass, it more than justifies the dynamic tag.