- to oxygenate (blood) by exposure to air in the lungs or gills.
- to assist the breathing of (a person), as with a respirator.
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How to use ventilate in a sentence
Instead, restrictions could focus on crowded, poorly ventilated spaces like restaurants and bars.Coronavirus cases are skyrocketing. Here’s what it will take to gain control|Tina Hesman Saey|November 11, 2020|Science News
So work outside or in a well-ventilated area, like a garage with the door open.
Initially in the pandemic, the thought was to try to mechanically ventilate patients earlier.COVID-19’s death rate in the U.S. could spike as new cases soar|Aimee Cunningham|November 3, 2020|Science News
They are especially important in crowded and poorly ventilated areas.7 Tips For Staying Safe As COVID-19 Cases Rise And Colder Weather Heightens The Risk|LGBTQ-Editor|October 25, 2020|No Straight News
It’s the reason that indoor spaces, particularly poorly ventilated ones, present a particular risk.To win customers’ trust, restaurants are paying to improve ventilation|Alexandra Ossola|October 19, 2020|Quartz
Along with installing new roofs, one post-tsunami effort I ran across was also building new, better-ventilated kitchens.India’s Most Dangerous Meal: The Poisoned-Lunch Disaster|Dilip D’Souza|July 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The feelings that John Derbyshire ventilated—where did they come from?
It was well lighted and ventilated, and every child of whatever age could touch its feet to the floor.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
You must have your rooms well ventilated if you wish to avoid fainting and discomfort.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
On the east is a modern post-office, dirty and badly ventilated, and some half-finished Government buildings.Belgium|George W. T. (George William Thomson) Omond
Thyrsis went, and found a working-men's meeting-room, ill-lighted and ill-ventilated, with perhaps two hundred people in it.Love's Pilgrimage|Upton Sinclair
The rooms are lofty, with cupolas, and all of them very carefully ventilated.