- ven·ti·la·to·ry [ven-tl-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee], /ˈvɛn tl əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjective
- non·ven·ti·la·tion, noun
- o·ver·ven·ti·la·tion, noun
- re·ven·ti·la·tion, noun
- un·der·ven·ti·la·tion, noun
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How to use ventilation in a sentence
Another challenge airports face is upgrading their ventilation systems.Airports have taken steps to reduce coronavirus transmission but risks still remain, study says | Lori Aratani | February 12, 2021 | Washington Post
More research will be needed to determine how characteristics such as ventilation influence pollution levels and where exactly the particles originate from, Gordon says.Air pollution in US subway stations is disturbingly high | Kate Baggaley | February 11, 2021 | Popular-Science
On Monday, some Philadelphia teachers were called in to school buildings for professional development, but they refused because of concerns over classroom ventilation.Chicago reaches deal with teachers to reopen school buildings | Moriah Balingit | February 10, 2021 | Washington Post
You have to have ventilation systems that have been reworked.Lawsuits, lockouts and strike threats: Fights to reopen classrooms reach a head in several school districts | Moriah Balingit | February 8, 2021 | Washington Post
Protect your eyes, too, and work where there is abundant ventilation.
It is provided with best conditions for water supply, heating and ventilation.
He chose a corner spare room with good ventilation, and put aside a spare set of sheets and silverware, just in case.
They steer me toward what looks like an ad agency's conference room—featuring exposed concrete and ventilation systems.Backstage at the Razzie Awards, Honoring Hollywood’s Worst Films | David Eckstein | March 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
These doors are an important part of the ventilation system.
For starters, it would have higher entrances and ventilation grates, says MTA spokesman Adam Lisberg.Hurricane Sandy’s Lesson for Flood-Proofing a Subway | Josh Dzieza | November 4, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
A little ventilation, he declared, was something a man's system needed every year or two.Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
There are some houses into which one can never enter with impunity, from the want of due ventilation.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness | Florence Hartley
At the level of the ground there should be a course of hollow vitrified brick to exclude dampness and to give ventilation.Essays In Pastoral Medicine | Austin Malley
In 1842 the medical officer of the union is required to report to his board any defects in drainage, ventilation, and warmth.English Poor Law Policy | Sidney Webb
An open fireplace in a room aids in ventilation because of the constant draft up the flue.A Civic Biology | George William Hunter
British Dictionary definitions for ventilation
the act or process of ventilating or the state of being ventilated
an installation in a building that provides a supply of fresh air
- ventilative, adjective
- ventilatory, adjective
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