Synonyms for ventilated

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I am sorry you did not, for it would have brought to light some things which have not yet been ventilated.

The building is lighted, heated, and ventilated in the most modern fashion.

But does that go to show that a question should not be ventilated?

The shack is ventilated by a chimney hole in the roof as shown by Fig. 146.

I believe a house should be ventilated to the bottom instead of the top.

A large number of theaters are ventilated on the upward system.

The Vienna Hofburg Theater was ventilated on the same system.

He shall cause every room and the passages to be ventilated.

The chamber should be ventilated at least once a day, or twice if it can be borne.

At Conferences of postal employees, a number of grievances were ventilated.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "to blow away something" (of wind), from Latin ventilatus, past participle of ventilare "to brandish, toss in the air, winnow, fan, agitate, set in motion," from ventulus "a breeze," diminutive of ventus "wind" (see wind (n.1)). Original notion is of cleaning grain by tossing it in the air and letting the wind blow away the chaff. Meaning "supply a room with fresh air" first recorded 1660s (implied in ventilation). Slang sense of "shoot" (someone) is recorded from 1875. Related: Ventilated; ventilating.

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adjectiveexposed to the air
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