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ven·ti·la·tor

 (vĕn′tl-ā′tər)
n.
1. A device that circulates fresh air and expels stale or foul air.
2. Medicine A machine that supplies oxygen or a mixture of oxygen and air, used in artificial respiration to control or assist breathing. Also called respirator.

ven′ti·la·to′ry (vĕn′tl-ə-tôr′ē) adj.

ventilator

(ˈvɛntɪˌleɪtə)
n
1. (Building) an opening or device, such as a fan, used to ventilate a room, building, etc
2. (Medicine) med a machine that maintains a flow of air into and out of the lungs of a patient who is unable to breathe normally

ven•ti•la•tor

(ˈvɛn tlˌeɪ tər)

n.
1. one that ventilates.
2. a contrivance or opening for replacing foul or stagnant air with fresh air.
[1735–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ventilator - a device (such as a fan) that introduces fresh air or expels foul airventilator - a device (such as a fan) that introduces fresh air or expels foul air
air cleaner, air filter - a filter that removes dust from the air that passes through it
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
ventilating system, ventilation system, ventilation - a mechanical system in a building that provides fresh air; "she was continually adjusting the ventilation"
2.ventilator - a device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failureventilator - a device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure
aqualung, Aqua-Lung, scuba - a device (trade name Aqua-Lung) that lets divers breathe under water; scuba is an acronym for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
oxygen mask - a breathing device that is placed over the mouth and nose; supplies oxygen from an attached storage tank
inhalator, respirator - a breathing device for administering long-term artificial respiration
resuscitator - a breathing apparatus used for resuscitation by forcing oxygen into the lungs of a person who has undergone asphyxia or arrest of respiration
snorkel - breathing device consisting of a bent tube fitting into a swimmer's mouth and extending above the surface; allows swimmer to breathe while face down in the water
Translations
مِرْوَحَه لتَجْديد الهَواء
větrák
ventilator
loftræstitæki
beademingsmachineventilator
ventilátor
havalandırma cihazıvantilatör

ventilator

[ˈventɪleɪtəʳ] N
1. (Constr) → ventilador m
2. (Med) → respirador m

ventilator

[ˈvɛntɪleɪtər] nventilateur m

ventilator

n
(Med) → Beatmungsgerät nt; to be on a ventilatorkünstlich beatmet werden

ventilator

[ˈvɛntɪˌleɪtəʳ] nventilatore m

ventilate

(ˈventileit) verb
to allow fresh air to enter (eg a room).
ˌventiˈlation noun
the act or means of ventilating or the state of being ventilated. There was no window in the room, and no other (means of) ventilation.
ˈventilator noun
a device for ventilating a room etc.

ven·til·a·tor

n. ventilador; respirador artificial.

ventilator

n ventilador m, respirador m, aparato para suministrar respiración artificial
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