Ventilation vs. Aeration

Ventilation = the movement of fresh air around a closed space or the system that does this.

  • Our kitchen has poor ventilation and in summer it becomes unbearably stuffy.
  • Use car ventilation system for fresh air circulation.
  • Good ventilation helps to reduce indoor pollution but this is not always possible.

Aeration = the process by which air is circulated through , mixed with or dissolved in a liquid or substance.

  • Aerate the soil by digging.
  • Blood is aerated in the lungs.
  • Aerated water.
  • Earthworms help to aerate the soil.
  • Aeration is used to maintain the health and vitality of the fishes.
  • Aerated drinks.
  • Pond owners provide artificial aeration in their ponds.

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