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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
References in classic literature ?
she exclaimed, "you promised me, my dear, that there should be no ventilators in our new house.
They seem to have been of a most interesting character--dummy bell-ropes, and ventilators which do not ventilate.
The passengers were huddled about the smoke-stacks and fortified behind ventilators, and all were wrapped in wintry costumes and looking sleepy and unhappy in the pitiless gale and the drenching spray.
Nature, to a civil-service clerk is, in fact, the sphere of the office; his horizon is bounded on all sides by green boxes; to him, atmospheric changes are the air of the corridors, the masculine exhalations contained in rooms without ventilators, the odor of paper, pens, and ink; the soil he treads is a tiled pavement or a wooden floor, strewn with a curious litter and moistened by the attendant's watering-pot; his sky is the ceiling toward which he yawns; his element is dust.
The three islanders swarmed from the tiny forecastle, two of them leaping to the halyards and holding by a single turn, while the third fastened down the engineroom, companion and swung the ventilators around.
The powerful ventilators added their continuous blasts and saturated with oxygen the glowing plates.
What did Jukes think he was stuck up there for, if he couldn't get one of his decayed, good-for-nothing deck-cripples to turn the ventilators to the wind?
And while we pumped the ship was going from us piecemeal: the bulwarks went, the stanchions were torn out, the ventilators smashed, the cabin-door burst in.
Above the door was a ventilator, through which volumes of fresh air renewed the impoverished atmosphere of the cell.
Then he walked round the small building, and found no other opening except one small grating like a ventilator, high up in the wall.
He did not see him stoop with ear close pressed to a tiny ventilator.
She remembered them by the hurt of her breasts and the prod of her instinct; also she remembered them by vision, so that, by the subtle chemistry of her brain, she could see them, by way of the broken screen across the ventilator hole, down into the cellar in the dark rubbish-corner under the stairway, where she had stolen her lair and birthed her litter.