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ventilate

ven tuh layt

  • v  expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
  • v  expose to the circulation of fresh air so as to retard spoilage
    Wheat should be well ventilated
  • v  circulate through and freshen
    The gust of air ventilated the room
  • v  give expression or utterance to
  • v  furnish with an opening to allow air to circulate or gas to escape

  • Most aircraft also ventilate the cabin with fresh air from outside and use HEPA filters to clean recirculated air.
  • Older children, say psychologists, should be encouraged to ventilate their thoughts and fears.
  • Fed up at last, the club called a press conference to ventilate complaints and add to the pressure on the city.
News & Articles

  • Burned toast causes smoke alert
    Two pieces of burned toast filled a hallway with smoke Monday night at a downtown Santa Maria apartment complex for the elderly, forcing firefighters to ventilate one of the building’s seven floors while evacuating and “sheltering in place” its 125 occupants, fire Chief Daniel Orr said.
    June 26, 2013 - Santa Maria Times
  • Burned toast causes smoke alert at SM complex for the elderly
    Two pieces of burned toast filled a hallway with smoke Monday night at a downtown Santa Maria apartment complex for the elderly, forcing firefighters to ventilate one of the building’s seven floors while evacuating and “sheltering in place” its 125 occupants, fire Chief Daniel Orr said.
    June 25, 2013 - Santa Maria Times
Quotes

  • Larry Flynt in MLive.com
    I just have a problem with the feminist movement, and I wanted to ventilate a few minutes,Flynt said.
  • Ignacio Bunye in Inquirer.net
    Which is which? He has to be consistent. He said the venue is political, but when it's convenient for him, he will use the same venue to ventilate his charges,Bunye told reporters in Malacañang.

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