Definitions for: Ventilator

[n] a device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure
[n] a device (such as a fan) that introduces fresh air or expels foul air

Webster (1913) Definition: Ven"ti*la`tor, n. [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.

Synonyms: breathing apparatus, breathing device, breathing machine

See Also: air cleaner, air filter, aqualung, Aqua-Lung, device, inhalator, oxygen mask, respirator, resuscitator, scuba, snorkel, ventilating system, ventilation, ventilation system

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