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Definition 1: a device (such as a fan) that introduces fresh air or expels foul air - [noun denoting artifact]

(ventilator is a kind of ...) an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

"the device is small enough to wear on your wrist" "a device intended to conserve water"

(ventilator is a part of ...) a filter that removes dust from the air that passes through it

(... is part of ventilator) a mechanical system in a building that provides fresh air

"she was continually adjusting the ventilation"

Definition 2: a device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for ventilator in the sense of this definition

(ventilator is a kind of ...) an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

"the device is small enough to wear on your wrist" "a device intended to conserve water"

(... is a kind of ventilator ) a device (trade name Aqua-Lung) that lets divers breathe under water; scuba is an acronym for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus

(... is a kind of ventilator ) a breathing device that is placed over the mouth and nose; supplies oxygen from an attached storage tank

(... is a kind of ventilator ) a breathing device for administering long-term artificial respiration

(... is a kind of ventilator ) a breathing apparatus used for resuscitation by forcing oxygen into the lungs of a person who has undergone asphyxia or arrest of respiration

(... is a kind of ventilator ) breathing device consisting of a bent tube fitting into a swimmer's mouth and extending above the surface; allows swimmer to breathe while face down in the water

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