exhaust fan

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n exhaust fan a fan that moves air out of an enclosure
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Exhaust fan a fan blower so arranged as to produce an exhaust draught, or to draw air or gas out of a place, as out of a room in ventilating it.
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Usage

In literature:

The exhausted women sank upon the benches and fanned themselves while the perspiration ran down their flushed faces.
"Camps and Trails in China" by Roy Chapman Andrews and Yvette Borup Andrews
The leaves are blown away, and finally taken from the building by an exhaust fan.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 633, February 18, 1888" by Various
An exhaust fan sucks away the dirt milled off in the process.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
These two exhausting fans remove 400-500 and 12,000-15,000 cub.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 5" by Various
While she lay limp and exhausted, the young lady with her mopped her head with a handkerchief and fanned her.
"The Motion Picture Chums at Seaside Park" by Victor Appleton
The music ended with a crash, the exhausted couples sank into chairs, gasping and fanning each other.
"Rough-Hewn" by Dorothy Canfield
Blowers, Exhaust Fans, Hot Blast Apparatus.
"Scientific American, Vol. XXXIX.--No. 24. [New Series.], December 14, 1878" by Various
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In news:

Thousands of exhausted but euphoric Packers fans welcomed their team home to Green Bay as Super Bowl champions on Monday after a nail-biting victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Exhaust fan may have started Troy house fire.
'Marley' review: Exhaustive doc for fans only.
The BAS 1P™ single-phase motor starter is designed for use with exhaust fans, unit ventilators, and fan coil units in installations that have building automation systems, occupancy sensors, or timers.
So check out your clothes dryers, dishwashers and bathroom exhaust fans, as millions of them have been recalled this summer.
As 112 of her co-workers died in a garment-factory fire, Dipa Akter got out by jumping from the third floor through a hole made by breaking apart an exhaust fan.
DCV has evolved from simple two-speed fan control systems to proportional control with variable frequency drives (VFDs) based on exhaust temperature.
Exhaust fan may have started Troy house fire.
Fire investigators are looking at a bathroom exhaust fan as a possible cause of a late Sunday fire that destroyed an 1850s-era home in Spring Lake.
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Delta Electronics (Dongguan) Co. Of China, is recalling approximately 68,000 bathroom exhaust fans.
Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez 's breakup shocked fans, but pals close to the one-time couple saw it coming and exclusively tell RadarOnline.com that exhaustion , jealousy and a busy work schedule are to blame.
That exhaust fan is exhausting to the outdoors, where presumably a flapper pops down when the fan is shut off.
A line of high-wind and hurricane exhaust fans has been tested and certified to withstand winds up to 150 mph with no tie-downs to the roof.
Unless you're a die-hard fan of Chinese action films, it could prove exhausting.
MOORESVILLE Firefighters put out a fire in an exhaust fan on the roof of TOA early Friday afternoon Mooresville Fire Chief Tim Medsker said the fire appeared to be confined to an e. Need this information.
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