Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Ventilator"

The meaning of "Ventilator" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa But even they left when they took him off the ventilator. I wonder which happened first, taking off the ventilator or leaving the room??
A: The sentence needs to be interpreted in context with the preceding and following sentences. Due to the rules, only two people are allowed to be in the room, but even those two left because they couldn't bear to see their father die. 在要拔掉呼吸器的時候連原本在房間裡的少數兩人都離開了,因為他們誰都不願意目睹父親過世。Which means they left before they took them off the ventilator since they didn't want to see him die!
Q: O que significa He has been put on a ventilator?
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Synonyms of "Ventilator" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre "And the longer you're on the ventilator, the less likelihood you will come off the ventilator." e "And the longer you're on the ventilator, the less likelihood you will get off the ventilator." ?
A: No difference. They mean the same thing.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre ventilator e fan ?
A: a fan is mobile cooler (you can move it around), and ventilator is built-in in the wall or celling (you can't move it around).
Q: Qual é a diferença entre ventilator e fan ?
A: A ventilator refers specifically to the vents that connect to the air system in a building, machine, or car, but a fan can to any item that propels air, including standing machine fans or folded paper fans for example.

Translations of "Ventilator"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? ventilator, respirator, are they the same?
A: Not exactly. This is a respirator.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? ventilator
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? how do you say " ventilator" in English
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? ventilator
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Other questions about "Ventilator"

Q: ventilator VS ventilation fan VS
Which one is the natural one?
A: you should use ventilation fan to specify what you mean, because ventilator can also mean those breathing machines for sick people in hospital (like people with covid)
Q: ventilator shortages were largely averted in the U.S., but throughout the pandemic doctors have had to ration another last-resort Covid treatment.

1. is it right?

but (throughout) the pandemic doctors / have had / to ration / another last-resort Covid treatment.

2. then, in this phrase, does ‘throughout’ function adverb?

3. could you tell me (to ration)’s mean gramatically? (it is okay to short!)

4. so it means that??
>ventilator shortages problem is solved largely.
but pandemic doctors problem is not solved.
- could you explain more detail in easy sentence? it is a little hard to understand for me the latter😣
A: It means that ventilator shortages were avoided in the U.S., but throughout the pandemic, doctors had to limit the use of another last-resort Covid treatment.

"ration" has a deeper meaning than to limit the use. For example if you were lost at sea, you would have to ration how much water you drink each day, so you would have enough to keep you alive until you got rescued.

"last-resort" refers to a life-saving measure that probably has some undesirable side effects, so doctors only use it if nothing else has worked.
Q: ‎Please don't turn on the vent/ ventilator because the humidity comes into our house. We've already reduced our house humidity by the air conditioner . does this sound natural?
A: Please don't turn on the ventilation fan (換気扇), as it will bring in humidity from outside. We use the air conditioner to reduce the humidity in the house.
Q: He's been on a ventilator for 5 weeks now.

or

He's been on a breathing tube for 5 weeks now. soa natural?
A: They both sound fine, but ventilator is the better choice.

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