ventilator

Definitions

Agriculture

  • noun a device that causes fresh air to pass into a room or building

Construction

  • A device or opening in a room or building through which fresh air enters the enclosure and stale air is expelled.
  • A pivoted sash or framework, outfitted with hinged panes of glass that may be opened without opening the sash.

Medical

  • noun a machine which pumps air into and out of the lungs of someone who has difficulty in breathing

Sports

  • a machine that keeps air moving in and out of the lungs of a patient who cannot breathe unaided

Travel

  • noun an opening which allows fresh air to come in, or a machine which pumps fresh air into a room and extracts stale air
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