HyperDic: ventilator

English > 2 senses of the word ventilator:
NOUNartifactventilatora device (such as a fan) that introduces fresh air or expels foul air
artifactventilator, breathing device, breathing apparatus, breathing machinea device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure
ventilator > pronunciation
Soundsveh'nahley.ter; veh'ntahley.ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > ventilator: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA device (such as a fan) that introduces fresh air or expels foul air.
Part ofventilation, ventilation system, ventilating systemA mechanical system in a building that provides fresh air
Partsair filter, air cleanerA filter that removes dust from the air that passes through it
BroaderdeviceAn instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
Spanishventilador
Catalanventilador
Verbsventilateexpose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
ventilatefurnish with an opening to allow air to circulate or gas to escape
ventilateexpose to the circulation of fresh air so as to retard spoilage
English > ventilator: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure.
Synonymsbreathing device, breathing apparatus, breathing machine
Narroweraqualung, Aqua-Lung, scubaA device (trade name Aqua-Lung) that lets divers breathe under water
oxygen maskA breathing device that is placed over the mouth and nose
respirator, inhalatorA breathing device for administering long-term artificial respiration
resuscitatorA breathing apparatus used for resuscitation by forcing oxygen into the lungs of a person who has undergone asphyxia or arrest of respiration
snorkelbreathing device consisting of a bent tube fitting into a swimmer's mouth and extending above the surface
BroaderdeviceAn instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
Spanishmáscara

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