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1. The act of supplying fresh air and getting rid of foul air.
2. A mechanical system in a building that provides fresh air.
3. The bodily process of inhalation and exhalation which 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
Mechanical ventilation used in assisting breathing when deficient, or completely assuming control of breathing in the presence of apnea (non breathing).
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controlled ventilation
Mechanical ventilation that takes the place of natural inspiration and expiration in th management of pulmonary insufficiency.
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exhausting ventilation, vacuum ventilation
The removal of used or foul air from a room, or building, by means of a fan or other mechanical process, as seen in certain dangerous or noxious trade processes.
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ventilation air methane (VAM)
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 by means of oxidation.
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