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ventilating, present participle; ventilated, past tense; ventilated, past participle; ventilates, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Cause air to enter and circulate freely in (a room, building, etc.)
    • - ventilate the greenhouse well
    • - gas heaters should only ever be used in well-ventilated rooms
  2. (of air) Purify or freshen (something) by blowing on or through it
    • - a colossus ventilated by the dawn breeze
  3. Subject to artificial respiration

  4. Oxygenate (the blood)

  5. Discuss or examine (an opinion, issue, complaint, etc.) in public
    • - he used the club to ventilate an ongoing complaint

  1. vent: expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen; "air the old winter clothes"; "air out the smoke-filled rooms"
  2. expose to the circulation of fresh air so as to retard spoilage; "Wheat should be well ventilated"
  3. circulate through and freshen; "The gust of air ventilated the room"
  4. vent: give expression or utterance to; "She vented her anger"; "The graduates gave vent to cheers"
  5. furnish with an opening to allow air to circulate or gas to escape; "The architect did not think about ventilating the storage space"
  6. (ventilated) exposed to air; "a well ventilated room"
  7. Ventilating (the V in HVAC) is the process of "changing" or replacing air in any space to provide high indoor air quality (i.e. to control temperature, replenish oxygen, or remove moisture, odors, smoke, heat, dust, airborne bacteria, and carbon dioxide). ...
  8. (Ventilation (firefighting)) In firefighting, ventilation refers to the tactic of creating a draft with an opening above or opposite the entry point so that heat and smoke will be released, permitting the firefighters to find and attack the fire. ...
  9. (Ventilation (mining)) Underground mine ventilation provides a flow of air to the underground workings of a mine of sufficient volume to dilute and remove noxious gases (typically NOx, SO2, methane, CO2 and CO). ...
  10. (Ventilation (physiology)) In respiratory physiology, ventilation (or ventilation rate) is the rate at which gas enters or leaves the lung. It is categorised under the following definitions: *Gas exchange *Fowler method
  11. To replace stale or noxious air with fresh; To circulate air through a building, etc; To provide with a vent; To expose something to the circulation of fresh air; To expose something to public examination or discussion; To provide manual or mechanical breathing to a patient
  12. (Ventilated) Providing circulation of external air.
  13. "I'm ventilated", flying a shot up aircraft. Refering to the holes from machine gun and cannon fire.
  14. (Ventilated) Removed foul air from and supplied with fresh air
  15. (Ventilation) To provide a patient with oxygen.
  16. (Ventilation) Creates a positive flow of air that allows the house to “breathe” and helps prevent moisture build-up year-round.
  17. (Ventilation) Necessary in all buildings to disperse moisture resulting from bathing, cooking, breathing etc. and to assist in prevention of condensation. Floors: Necessary to avoid rot, especially Dry Rot; achieved by airbricks near to ground level. ...
  18. (Ventilation) Process by which outside air is conveyed to an indoor space.
  19. (Ventilation) The term used in roofing for the passage of air from an enclosed space.
  20. (ventilation) Air introduced into a spinning propeller from the water’s surface.
  21. (Ventilation) The movement of air.
  22. (Ventilation) is the process of circulating stale indoor air to the outside and bringing fresh outdoor air into a building.
  23. (Ventilation) the introduction of outdoor air into a building by mechanical means.
  24. Ventilation is the method of letting the outside air inside a specific infrastructure like a building.
  25. (Ventilation) Used to keep the attic space cool and assist in reducing the amount of ice build up and interior condensation. Ridge vent, soffit vent, gable end vent and roof vents.