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Vomitory

An entrance or opening, usually one of a series, piercing a bank of seats in a theater or stadium, permitting entry or egress by large numbers of people.
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vomitory

An entrance or opening, usually one of a series, which pierces a bank of seats in a theater, stadium, or the like.
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This was modeled in FDS by dividing the total supply flow evenly among the vomitories on each level and applying a forced flow at the vomitory entrances.
"Except through the vomitories, for which one must have an Egression-permit, it is impossible to get out.
"Most ballparks have two levels of concourses while we only have one, so our fans have to come in at the lower level, come up from the vomitories and work their way to the back of the grandstand," Smith said.