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{adj: louvered} supplied with louvers for ventilation
"a louvered door"

{adj: ventilatory} provided with ventilation or involving pulmonary ventilation

{n: Sibley tent} a light conical canvas tent erected on a tripod with ventilation at the top

{n: air passage, air duct, airway} a duct that provides ventilation (as in mines)

{n: air shaft, air well} a shaft for ventilation

{n: brattice} a partition (often temporary) of planks or cloth that is used to control ventilation in a mine

{n: breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation} the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation

{n: downcast} a ventilation shaft through which air enters a mine

{n: funnel} (nautical) smokestack consisting of a shaft for ventilation or the passage of smoke (especially the smokestack of a ship)

{n: public discussion, ventilation} free and open discussion of (or debate on) some question of public interest
"such a proposal deserves thorough public discussion"

{n: screen door, screen} a door that consists of a frame holding metallic or plastic netting; used to allow ventilation and to keep insects from entering a building through the open door
"he heard the screen slam as she left"

{n: sheet-metal work} the craft of doing sheet metal work (as in ventilation systems)

{n: upcast} air passage consisting of a ventilation shaft through which air leaves a mine

{n: ventilation shaft} a shaft in a building; serves as an air passage for ventilation

{n: ventilation, airing} the act of supplying fresh air and getting rid of foul air

{n: ventilation, ventilation system, ventilating system} a mechanical system in a building that provides fresh air
"she was continually adjusting the ventilation"


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