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  Words related to ventilation

Related / Similar Words: airing, breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation system, ventilating system, public discussion

 

Definition:
  • the act of supplying fresh air and getting rid of foul air;
  • the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation;
  • a mechanical system in a building that provides fresh air; "she was continually adjusting the ventilation";
  • free and open discussion of (or debate on) some question of public interest; "such a proposal deserves thorough public discussion";

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    Hyponyms: artificial respiration, abdominal breathing, eupnea, eupnoea, hyperpnea, hypopnea, hyperventilation, panting, heaving, periodic breathing, Cheyne-Stokes respiration, smoke, smoking, snore, snoring, stertor, snuffle, sniffle, snivel, wheeze, second wind

     

    Derivational Morphology: ventilate, respire, breathe, take a breath, suspire, rest, catch one's breath, take a breather, vent, give vent

     

    Anagrams: alleviation, nonvolatile

     

     
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