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Ventilator definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

VEN'TILATOR, n. An instrument or machine for expelling foul or stagnant air from any close place or apartment, and introducing that which is fresh and pure. Ventilators are of very different constructions and sizes.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a device (such as a fan) that introduces fresh air or expels foul air
2: a device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure [syn: breathing device, breathing apparatus, breathing machine, ventilator]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1743 one that ventilates: as a. a contrivance for introducing fresh air or expelling foul or stagnant air b. respirator 2

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 an appliance or aperture for ventilating a room etc. 2 Med. = RESPIRATOR 2.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Ventilator Ven"ti*la`tor, n. [Cf. F. ventilateur, L. ventilator a winnower.] A contrivance for effecting ventilation; especially, a contrivance or machine for drawing off or expelling foul or stagnant air from any place or apartment, or for introducing that which is fresh and pure.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(ventilators) 1. A ventilator is a machine that helps people breathe when they cannot breathe naturally, for example because they are very ill or have been seriously injured. N-COUNT 2. A ventilator is a device that lets fresh air into a room or building and lets old or dirty air out. N-COUNT

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