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1. ventilation

noun. ['ˌvɛntɪˈleɪʃən'] the act of supplying fresh air and getting rid of foul air.

Synonyms

  • improvement

Antonyms

  • discontinuance
  • assembly

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Words that Rhyme with Ventilation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word ventilation


1. Noun, singular or mass
These grills have a short stovepipe on the rear left side for ventilation.

Quotes containing the word ventilation


1. Find a printer paper and imagine a full-grown bird shaped something like a football with legs standing on it. Imagine 33,000 of these rectangles in a grid. (Broilers are never in cages, and never on multiple levels.) Now enclose the grid with windowless walls and put a ceiling on top. Run in automated (drug-laced) feed, water, heating, and ventilation systems. This is a farm.
- Jonathan Safran Foer, Eating Animals

2. ventilation

noun. ['ˌvɛntɪˈleɪʃən'] a mechanical system in a building that provides fresh air.

Synonyms

  • mechanical system
  • ventilation system
  • ventilator
  • ventilation shaft

Antonyms

  • peristalsis
  • anastalsis
  • dormant
  • inactiveness

3. ventilation

noun. ['ˌvɛntɪˈleɪʃən'] free and open discussion of (or debate on) some question of public interest.

Synonyms

  • give-and-take
  • discussion
  • word

Antonyms

  • passive
  • active
  • laugh
  • exhale

4. ventilation

noun. ['ˌvɛntɪˈleɪʃən'] the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation.

Synonyms

  • hypopnea
  • activity
  • external respiration
  • snuffle
  • sniffle
  • bodily function
  • artificial respiration
  • heaving
  • hyperpnea
  • Cheyne-Stokes respiration
  • breathing in
  • bodily process
  • periodic breathing
  • smoking
  • snivel
  • second wind
  • wheeze
  • body process
  • intake
  • smoke
  • snore
  • stertor
  • respiration
  • hyperventilation
  • exhalation
  • abdominal breathing
  • breathing out
  • inhalation
  • expiration
  • breathing
  • inspiration
  • panting
  • aspiration
  • eupnea
  • snoring

Antonyms

  • hypopnea
  • discontinuation
  • activation
  • sink
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