What does ventilator mean?

Definitions for ventilatorˈvɛn tlˌeɪ tər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ventilator.

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.]

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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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  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 Carey:

    It's not unexpected that she's not ready to come off (the ventilator). It's just that in our best case scenario (we thought) maybe we could've hoped to get her off (Sunday) afternoon, whenever they put a patient on a ventilator they're looking at a 50-50 chance of getting them off breathing on their own. The smoke ventilation cases are often the hardest to manage off the ventilator.

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