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ventilator

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noun ven·ti·la·tor \ˈven-tə-ˌlā-tər\

Simple Definition of ventilator

  • : a device that lets fresh air enter and move through a room, building, etc.

  • medical : a device for helping a person to breathe

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of ventilator

  1. :  one that ventilates: as a :  a contrivance for introducing fresh air or expelling foul or stagnant air b :  respirator 2

Examples of ventilator in a sentence

  1. The patient was put on a ventilator.



1743

First Known Use of ventilator

1743

Rhymes with ventilator

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VENTILATOR Defined for Kids

ventilator

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noun ven·ti·la·tor \ˈven-tə-ˌlā-tər\

Definition of ventilator for Students

  1. :  a device for letting in fresh air or driving out bad or stale air




Medical Dictionary

ventilator

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noun ven·ti·la·tor \ˈvent-əl-ˌāt-ər\

Medical Definition of ventilator





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