Definition of 'ventilation'
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While houses should have some natural ventilation to keep them healthy, howling winds they do not need. The Sun (2016)Staff complained about poor ventilation and said that they were boiling in summer and freezing in winter. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Some clambered through ventilation shafts to escape. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Make sure you hang it somewhere warm with good ventilation. The Sun (2014)The initial recall took place after drivers reported problems in the heating and ventilation system. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She would not have survived the slightest cold without mechanical ventilation. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Poor ventilation can clog pores in the scalp and make hair greasy. The Sun (2014)It sleeps two and has vents to ensure good ventilation. The Sun (2007)It is poor ventilation combined with high humidity and cold surfaces. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Good ventilation helps to reduce indoor air pollution but this is not always possible. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The tunnel had lights, ventilation and a carpet. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The stuffy underground cavern lacked windows, natural light and ventilation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The fires have been linked to a problem in the vehicle's heating and ventilation system. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Also, resuscitation is usually followed by mechanical ventilation in intensive care. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If that is so there are specialist basement building companies that know how to admit the maximum amount of natural light and ventilation. Times, Sunday Times (2006)My job involves designing heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Most of the factories had poor ventilation and there were numerous instances of women workers passing out after they were overcome by fumes. The Sun (2014)The Bamford library has a natural ventilation system with lighting that adjusts to the amount of natural light coming in from the outside. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It used to be a ventilation shaft, so at least you can breathe a little easier as you wheeze your way up the stairs. Times, Sunday Times (2011)For six hours, he and around 140 others lay in a ventilation shaft. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Maintaining heating, air conditioning, and ventilation systems in good working condition. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)
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Translations for 'ventilation'
British English: ventilation /ˌvɛntɪˈleɪʃən/ NOUN
Ventilation is the act or process of allowing fresh air to get into a room or building.
The only ventilation in this room comes from tiny windows.
- American English: ventilation
- Arabic: تَهْوِيَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: ventilação
- Chinese: 通风
- Croatian: ventilacija
- Czech: větrání
- Danish: ventilation
- Dutch: ventilatie
- European Spanish: ventilación
- Finnish: tuuletus
- French: ventilation
- German: Belüftung
- Greek: εξαερισμός
- Italian: ventilazione
- Japanese: 風通し
- Korean: 환기
- Norwegian: ventilasjon
- Polish: wentylacja
- European Portuguese: ventilação
- Romanian: ventilație
- Russian: вентиляция
- Spanish: ventilación
- Swedish: ventilation
- Thai: การระบายอากาศ
- Turkish: havalandırma
- Ukrainian: вентиляція
- Vietnamese: sự thông gió
Definition of ventilation from the Collins English Dictionary
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