Meaning of VENTILATOR in English

VENTILATOR

/ ˈventɪleɪtə(r); NAmE / noun

1.

a device or an opening for letting fresh air come into a room, etc.

2.

a piece of equipment with a pump that helps sb to breathe by sending air in and out of their lungs :

He was put on a ventilator.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.