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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of ventilate.

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  • adj. exposed to air


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  • All dwellings should be _freely ventilated_ during the _night_ as well as day, and it is a great mistake to suppose, as in Liberia (where every settler sleeps with every part of his house closely shut -- doors, windows, and all) that it is deletereous to have the house ventilated during the evening, although they go out to night meetings, visit each other in the evening, and frequently sit on their porches and piazzas till a late hour in the night, conversing, without any injurious effects whatever.

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  • Store them in ventilated plastic bags in your fridge. o Cure them at room temperature for several days before roasting. o Cut or cross cut the shells before roasting. o To roast them in your oven, place the nuts on a cookie sheetat 425 ºF for 25 minutes.

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  • Such latrines are known as ventilated improved pit (VIP) latrines.

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  • "The air is constantly being ventilated, which is good to know," she said.

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  • When this initiative failed, he became amiably eccentric, lobbying the government with his "inventions," such as ventilated tents and waterproof boots that he thought would improve the lot of troops in the Crimea — another inspiration for Arthur, who would later pepper the War Office with ideas for innovations such as body armor.

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  • Belleville Church property case, [November, 1837], ... the whole matter was "ventilated," and the result was that the legal decision of the highest judicial tribunal of the land confirmed the Wesleyan

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  • It has a chic small main window which in spite of the many buttons it has, keeps a nice, "ventilated" look.

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  • His barrister, Robin Oppenheim QC, told London's High Court how the boy's multiple disabilities mean that he spends much of his time in a wheelchair and has to be 'ventilated' via a tracheostomy 24 hours-a-day and fed through a tube.

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  • Unlike the patrol cap, which has ventilated sun protection, the beret isn't included on the deployment packing list.

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