1The provision of fresh air to a room, building, etc. ventilation of the mines had long been mechanized
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- The school building had a mechanical supply and exhaust ventilation system.
- Provide adequate ventilation with window fans when using adhesives, as some are toxic.
- Provide adequate ventilation to maintain indoor humidity levels between 30-60 %.
1.1 Medicine The supply of air to the lungs, especially by artificial means.
- All patients 18 years old or older who were receiving mechanical ventilation in the medical ICU were eligible for participation.
- Long-term intermittent noninvasive ventilation is effective in reversing ventilatory failure and improving respiratory muscle function.
- Already she has stopped breathing on three separate occasions and has required artificial ventilation to stabilise her condition.
2Public discussion or examination of an opinion, issue, or complaint.
- There has therefore been no significant public ventilation of the allegations now made against the doctor.
- After years of lobbying, successive governments inched towards a public ventilation of the reasons why so many innocent people suffered.
- So, no, there isn't really an effective remedy for the ventilation of these international law issues as they currently exist in Australia.
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