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Webster 1913 Edition


Ventilator

Ven′ti-laˊtor

,
Noun.
[Cf. F.
ventilateur
, L.
ventilator
a winnower.]
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.

Webster 1828 Edition


Ventilator

VEN'TILATOR

,
Noun.
An instrument or machine for expelling foul or stagnant air from any close place or apartment, and introducing that which is fresh and pure. Ventilators are of very different constructions and sizes.

Definition 2021


Ventilator

Ventilator

German

Noun

Ventilator m (genitive Ventilators, plural Ventilatoren)

  1. fan (device used to induce airflow)

ventilator

ventilator

English

Noun

ventilator (plural ventilators)

  1. A device that circulates fresh air and expels stale or noxious air.
  2. (medicine) A respirator.

Translations

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Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /vɛntiˈlaːtɔr/

Noun

ventilator m (plural ventilatoren or ventilators, diminutive ventilatortje n)

  1. fan, ventilator (device that circulates fresh air)

Latin

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /wen.tiˈlaː.tor/, [wɛn.tɪˈɫaː.tɔr]

Noun

ventilātor m (genitive ventilātōris); third declension

  1. winnower

Inflection

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ventilātor ventilātōrēs
genitive ventilātōris ventilātōrum
dative ventilātōrī ventilātōribus
accusative ventilātōrem ventilātōrēs
ablative ventilātōre ventilātōribus
vocative ventilātor ventilātōrēs

Descendants

Verb

ventilātor

  1. second-person singular future passive imperative of ventilō
  2. third-person singular future passive imperative of ventilō

References


Romanian

Etymology

Borrowing from French ventilateur.

Noun

ventilator n (plural ventilatoare)

  1. ventilator, fan

Declension


Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From ventilírati.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʋentǐlaːtor/
  • Hyphenation: ven‧ti‧la‧tor

Noun

ventìlātor m (Cyrillic spelling вентѝла̄тор)

  1. fan, ventilator

Declension

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