What does ventilator mean?

Definitions for ventilator
ˈvɛn tlˌeɪ tərven·ti·la·tor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ventilator(noun)

    a device (such as a fan) that introduces fresh air or expels foul air

  2. breathing device, breathing apparatus, breathing machine, ventilator(noun)

    a device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure


  1. ventilator(Noun)

    A device that circulates fresh air and expels stale or noxious air

  2. ventilator(Noun)

    A respirator

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ventilator(noun)

    a contrivance for effecting ventilation; especially, a contrivance or machine for drawing off or expelling foul or stagnant air from any place or apartment, or for introducing that which is fresh and pure

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. ventilateur, L. ventilator a winnower.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. ventilator

    The name of various machines contrived to expel the foul air from the store-rooms and hold, and introduce fresh in its stead.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ventilator in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ventilator in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of ventilator in a Sentence

  1. Vickie Kopf:

    They are taking my beautiful daughter off her ventilator within the next hour to see if she'll start breathing on her own.

  2. Brad Fauts:

    [ They ] immediately put her on a ventilator and from there she just went downhill, by that evening, she was on life support.

  3. Aruna Shanbaug:

    She was put on a ventilator during that time. She was being fed with a tube and had been in a vegetative state for the past 42 years.

  4. Brad Fauts:

    [ They ] immediately put Keila Lino on a ventilator and from there Keila Lino just went downhill, by that evening, Keila Lino was on life support.

  5. Daniel Weiner:

    She was unable to get enough oxygen into her blood from her lungs and required a mechanical ventilator( respirator) to breathe for her until her lungs recovered.

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