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Word: ventilate

Definition: admit fresh air into to replace stale air


Sentences Containing 'ventilate'

"They seem to have been of a most interesting character--dummy bell-ropes, and ventilators which do not ventilate.
The Kearny Air Pump is an expedient air pump used to ventilate a shelter.

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