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ventilation (s) (noun), ventilations (pl)
1. The condition of supplying fresh air and getting rid of foul air: Ventilation of the bedroom was necessary before the children went to bed that night.
2. A mechanical system in a building that provides fresh air: The old system of ventilation needed to be replaced with a new one in the ancient dwelling.
3. The bodily process of inhalation and exhalation: Ventilation includes the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation.
4. The replacement of stale or noxious air with fresh air: Ventilation is a process of moving or circulating air so as to supply outside air to an enclosed space and/or to remove stale air from the area with the purpose of cooling, purification, moisture reduction, etc., which may or may not involve mechanical conditioning.

Word Entries containing the term: “ventilation
assisted-controlled ventilation (s) (noun), assisted-controlled ventilations (pl)
Mechanical ventilation used in assisting breathing when deficient: Assisted-controlled ventilation can also completely assume control of breathing in the presence of apnea (non breathing).
This entry is located in the following unit: vent- (page 1)
controlled ventilation (s) (noun), controlled ventilations (pl)
Mechanical ventilation that takes the place of natural inspiration and expiration: Controlled ventilation can be employed in the management of pulmonary insufficiency.
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exhausting ventilation, vacuum ventilation (s) (noun); exhausting ventilations; vacuum ventilations (pl)
A system employing an exhaust fan that forces out foul or used air from a room in a building and provides fresh air from outside: Some firms, where dangerous or noxious processes take place, use vacuum ventilation in order to provide a healthy environment for the workers.
This entry is located in the following unit: vent- (page 1)
ventilation air methane (VAM) (s) (noun) (no pl)
Methane released to the atmosphere from the ventilation systems of underground coal mines: Because methane is a greenhouse gas, technologies have been developed to degasify the ventilation air methane by means of oxidation.
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