American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The replacement of stale or noxious air with fresh air.
- n. The mechanical system or equipment used to circulate air or to replace stale air with fresh air.
- n. See respiration.
- n. Aeration or oxygenation, as of blood.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of fanning or blowing.
- n. The act or process of replacing foul or vitiated air, in any confined space, with pure air; the theory, method, or practice of supplying buildings, ships, mines, chimneys, air-shafts, etc., with pure air.
- n. Aëration of the blood or the body by means of respiratory organs; admission of air in respiration.
- n. The act of bringing to notice and discussion; public exposition; free discussion: as, the ventilation of abuses or grievances.
- n. Utterance; expression; vent.
- n. The replacement of stale or noxious air with fresh.
- n. The mechanical system used to circulate and replace air..
- n. An exchange of views during a discussion.
- n. The bodily process of breathing; the inhalation of air to provide oxygen, and the exhalation of spent air to remove carbon dioxide.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act of ventilating, or the state of being ventilated; the art or process of replacing foul air by that which is pure, in any inclosed place, as a house, a church, a mine, etc.; free exposure to air.
- n. obsolete The act of refrigerating, or cooling; refrigeration.
- n. The act of fanning, or winnowing, for the purpose of separating chaff and dust from the grain.
- n. The act of sifting, and bringing out to view or examination; free discussion; public exposure.
- n. The act of giving vent or expression.
- n. a mechanical system in a building that provides fresh air
- n. the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation
- n. free and open discussion of (or debate on) some question of public interest
- n. the act of supplying fresh air and getting rid of foul air
“When the cabin ventilation is turned off, as it must be once a day to exchange the carbon dioxide scrubbers, the silence is absolute.”
“In these great blocks what they call ventilation is a steady draught, and there is no 'home' about it.”
“Might work if it was a small pool and the ventilation is powerful.”
“But I strongly believe that a tight well insulated house with carefully planned active and passive ventilation is far superior than just relying on random loose tolerances for ventilation. manifesto-a-go-go mike_311”
“By Chaz, December 2, 2009 @ 7: 05 pm natural ventilation is good as well”
“I think a better solution is stricter standards in ventilation, particularly between units.”
“Another option is to purchase and install an overhead microwave range with built-in ventilation fan.”
“On the back is a thin ventilation panel of gauze material put in, that helps to lower the bodies temperature.”
“I think you must have mis-typed the cost of your room ... did you mean 220 pesos or 22 Dollars?? either one would be about right. yes, ventilation is often a problem in the more modest hotels. windows, when there are any, often open onto a main corridor or central courtyard ...”
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