ventilator

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

ven·ti·la·tor

noun \ˈven-tə-ˌlā-tər\

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

medical : a device for helping a person to breathe

Full Definition of VENTILATOR

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

Examples of VENTILATOR

  1. The patient was put on a ventilator.

First Known Use of VENTILATOR

1743

Rhymes with VENTILATOR

abdicator, abnegator, activator, actuator, adulator, advocator, agitator, alligator, allocator, animator, annotator, applicator, arbitrator, aspirator, aviator, brachiator, buccinator, calculator, calibrator, captivator, carburetor, castigator, circulator, commentator, commutator, compensator, compurgator, concentrator, confiscator, congregator, consecrator, consummator, contemplator, corporator, correlator, cultivator, decorator, defalcator, delegator, demonstrator, denigrator, depredator, desecrater, designator, detonator, deviator, dissipater, dominator, dura mater, educator, elevator, emulator, escalator, estimator, excavator, explicator, expurgator, extirpator, fabricator, fascinator, figure skater, flocculator, formulator, fornicator, fractionator, fumigator, generator, gladiator, hesitater, hibernator, imitator, immolator, impregnator, incubator, indicator, infiltrator, in-line skater, innovator, inhalator, inspirator, instigator, insulator, integrator, lacrimator, liberator, liquidator, literator, lubricator, macerator, masticator, mediator, mitigator, moderator, modulator, motivator, mutilator, navigator, nomenclator, nominator, numerator, obturator, operator, orchestrator, oscillator, peculator, percolator, perforator, perpetrator, pia mater, pollinator, postulator, procreator, procurator, promulgator, propagator, punctuator, radiator, re-creator, remonstrator, renovator, resonator, respirator, revelator, roller skater, rubricator, rusticator, salivator, second-rater, selling-plater, separator, simulator, stimulator, subjugator, Sunset Crater, syncopator, syndicator, tabulator, terminator, vaccinator, vacillator, valuator, venerator, vindicator, violator, vitiator

ven·ti·la·tor

noun \ˈvent-əl-ˌāt-ər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of VENTILATOR

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: ventilatory
Previous Word in the Dictionary: ventilative
All Words Near: ventilator

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up ventilator? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).