ventilator

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English[edit]

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A medical ventilator

Etymology[edit]

ventilate +‎ -or; cf. Latin ventilator.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ventilator (plural ventilators)

  1. A device that circulates fresh air and expels stale or noxious air.
  2. (medicine) A machine that moves breathable air into and out of the lungs of a patient who is unable to breathe sufficiently.
    Hypernym: respirator
  3. (obsolete, slang) A play or an actor so bad as to empty the theater.

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References[edit]

  • 1897, Albert Barrère, ‎Charles Godfrey Leland, A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

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

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

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ventilō (to expose to a draught) +‎ -tor.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ventilātor m (genitive ventilātōris); third declension

  1. winnower

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative ventilātor ventilātōrēs
Genitive ventilātōris ventilātōrum
Dative ventilātōrī ventilātōribus
Accusative ventilātōrem ventilātōrēs
Ablative ventilātōre ventilātōribus
Vocative ventilātor ventilātōrēs

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Verb[edit]

ventilātor

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

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French ventilateur.

Noun[edit]

ventilator n (plural ventilatoare)

  1. ventilator, fan

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ventilírati.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

ventìlātor m (Cyrillic spelling вентѝла̄тор)

  1. fan, ventilator

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