Jargon Buster - V

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Valve

A mechanical device for halting or controlling the flow of a liquid, gas, or other material through a passage, pipe, inlet, outlet, etc.

Ventilation

Movement of air and its replacement with fresh air due to wind, temperature gradients or artificial means, for example fans or extractors.

Vent

Opening, generally with a security grille, used for ventilation.

 

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