noun. ['ˌvɛntɪˈleɪʃən'] the act of supplying fresh air and getting rid of foul air.
Words that Rhyme with Ventilation
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
noun. ['ˌvɛntɪˈleɪʃən'] a mechanical system in a building that provides fresh air.
- mechanical system
- ventilation system
- ventilation shaft
noun. ['ˌvɛntɪˈleɪʃən'] free and open discussion of (or debate on) some question of public interest.
noun. ['ˌvɛntɪˈleɪʃən'] the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation.
- external respiration
- bodily function
- artificial respiration
- Cheyne-Stokes respiration
- breathing in
- bodily process
- periodic breathing
- second wind
- body process
- abdominal breathing
- breathing out