verb (used with object), ven·ti·lat·ed, ven·ti·lat·ing.
- to oxygenate (blood) by exposure to air in the lungs or gills.
- to assist the breathing of (a person), as with a respirator.
verb (used without object), ven·ti·lat·ed, ven·ti·lat·ing.
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Sautéing and frying it were better to reserve for the range and a well-ventilated kitchen.Salads, Sandwiches and Chafing-Dish Dainties|Janet McKenzie Hill
The Doctor had built a wing, in which was situated our school-room, and a lofty, well-ventilated room it was.Ernest Bracebridge|William H. G. Kingston
Why should sheep be kept in a well-ventilated building that protects them from snow and rain but is not very warm?Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study|Ontario Ministry of Education
As some chlorine is given off it is best to use this in a well-ventilated place.The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics|Franklin Beech
The sign would look more appropriate if it were in front of some of our "cool and well-ventilated" summer-resort hotels.English as She is Wrote|Anonymous