ventilation shaft


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ventilation shaft - a shaft in a building; serves as an air passage for ventilation
air duct, air passage, airway - a duct that provides ventilation (as in mines)
shaft - a vertical passageway through a building (as for an elevator)
ventilating system, ventilation system, ventilation - a mechanical system in a building that provides fresh air; "she was continually adjusting the ventilation"
Translations

ventilation shaft

nLuftschacht m

ventilation shaft

ncondotto di aerazione
References in periodicals archive ?
An Asian man sustained with moderate injuries after falling three storeys through a ventilation shaft at a residential apartment building in Ras Al Khaimah, reported Al Ittihad .
A 57-m vertical ventilation shaft has been completed and connected to the underground workings.
The temperature of the ventilation shaft exhaust air varies between 17 and 28[degrees]C (63 and 82[degrees]F), and the heat recovered from the exhaust air is transferred to the DHN using a heat pump to supply heat at 80[degrees]C (176[degrees]F), to provide heat for 500 homes in the surrounding Bunhill housing estate.
The boys, thought to be aged around 14 or 15, were only saved when they eventually managed to contact Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue from the bottom of a 100ft ventilation shaft at Box Mine, in Wiltshire.
The technology is an alternative to traditional manual duct sealing, with an aerosol-based duct sealing solution that works from the inside of the ventilation shaft to "seek" and bond-seal targeted leaks.
Summary: Lover burnt and hid her body in the ventilation shaft of his house for five days and married another woman
A Boart Longyear drilling team rose to the challenge as it bore down into the earth to create a ventilation shaft for an underground longwall coal mine in southwest Wyoming.
Fourteen people were killed at an open-air pop concert inSouth Koreaon Friday when the cover of a ventilation shaft they were standing on gave way, officials and media said.
60 hp (450 W) for shafts 2-7 and 8-9 respectively) mounted just above the tenth floor atop each ventilation shaft leverage the low airflow resistance of the building to extend the period during which fan-assisted natural ventilation can be used.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Documents found in the ventilation shaft of a prison in Silivri have revealed how the terrorist Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) exerts pressure on the PKK and Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK) suspects to do or not do certain things.
Passengers were stuck on a stranded train after water flooded down a ventilation shaft at Stratford, in east London, on to the tracks and they had to be walked to safety through a tunnel.
A PRISONER wedged himself in a ventilation shaft for 12 hours to avoid being sent to Barlinnie.