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Definition 1: the act of supplying fresh air and getting rid of foul air - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for ventilation in the sense of this definition

(ventilation is a kind of ...) the act of improving something

"their improvements increased the value of the property"

Definition 2: the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for ventilation in the sense of this definition

(ventilation is a kind of ...) an organic process that takes place in the body

"respiratory activity"

(... is a kind of ventilation ) the return of relatively easy breathing after initial exhaustion during continuous exertion

(... is a kind of ventilation ) breathing with a husky or whistling sound

(... is a kind of ventilation ) the act of breathing heavily through the nose (as when the nose is congested)

(... is a kind of ventilation ) the act of snoring or producing a snoring sound

(... is a kind of ventilation ) the act of smoking tobacco or other substances

"he went outside for a smoke" "smoking stinks"

(... is a kind of ventilation ) abnormal respiration in which periods of shallow and deep breathing alternate

(... is a kind of ventilation ) breathing heavily (as after exertion)

(... is a kind of ventilation ) an increased depth and rate of breathing greater than demanded by the body needs; can cause dizziness and tingling of the fingers and toes and chest pain if continued

(... is a kind of ventilation ) slow or shallow breathing

(... is a kind of ventilation ) energetic (deep and rapid) respiration that occurs normally after exercise or abnormally with fever or various disorders

(... is a kind of ventilation ) normal relaxed breathing

(... is a kind of ventilation ) breathing in which most of the respiratory effort is done by the abdominal muscles

"abdominal breathing is practiced by singers"

(... is a kind of ventilation ) an emergency procedure whereby breathing is maintained artificially

(ventilation is a part of ...) the act of expelling air from the lungs

(ventilation is a part of ...) the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing

Definition 3: a mechanical system in a building that provides fresh air - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where ventilation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she was continually adjusting the ventilation

Synonyms for ventilation in the sense of this definition

(ventilation is a kind of ...) a system of elements that interact on mechanical principles

(ventilation is a part of ...) a shaft in a building; serves as an air passage for ventilation

(ventilation is a part of ...) a device (such as a fan) that introduces fresh air or expels foul air

Definition 4: free and open discussion of (or debate on) some question of public interest - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where ventilation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • such a proposal deserves thorough public discussion

Synonyms for ventilation in the sense of this definition

(ventilation is a kind of ...) an exchange of views on some topic

"we had a good discussion" "we had a word or two about it"

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