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- n. The act of perflating, or blowing through.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of perflating.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of blowing through.
That which Macleod of Raasay had erected near his house was so contrived, because the harvest is seldom brought home dry, as by perpetual perflation to prevent the mow from heating.
European towns, unless during the driest seasons -- seasons actually blighted by drought, when hot withering land winds have destroyed surface vegetation, and as in the locality of Gibraltar, have left the low-lying becalmed, and leeward town to corrupt without perflation or ventilation amidst its own accumulated exhalations.
Letters on the Cholera Morbus. Containing ample evidence that this disease, under whatever name known, cannot be transmitted from the persons of those labouring under it to other individuals, by contact—through the medium of inanimate substances—or through the medium of the atmosphere; and that all restrictions, by cordons and quarantine regulations, are, as far as regards this disease, not merely useless, but highly injurious to the community.
To reduce energy consumption reviewed many rules restricting the design of the building, increasing their teploizoliruyuschie properties through the use of improved insulation materials, elimination Infiltration and perflation through the door and window openings, the application of triple glazing in colder areas.