Fresh air


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Fresh air

Outside air drawn into a space or HVAC system.

fresh air

Air taken into a building from the outdoors.
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'You English people are perfectly mad on the subject of fresh air!' he exclaimed.
The Frenchman followed the movements of Francis, in such a state of bewilderment that he actually forgot to seize the opportunity of shutting out the fresh air. 'Is it so nasty as that?' he asked, with a broad stare of amazement.
"Do you mean that they do not take exercise," he asked, "that they never breathe the fresh air?"
"Such fresh air as your city can afford them," he said, "is to be found in the garden there, into which I never penetrate and which is for their use.
Yesterday a man said to me that what a man needs is fresh air, fresh air, fresh air.
He did not think of the warm sun and of the fresh air; he did not care for the little cottage children that ran about and prattled when they were in the woods looking for wild-strawberries.
Old Laska, who had not yet fully digested her delight at his return, and had run out into the yard to bark, came back wagging her tail, and crept up to him, bringing in the scent of fresh air, put her head under his hand, and whined plaintively, asking to be stroked.
As soon as divine service was over, the Thorpes and Allens eagerly joined each other; and after staying long enough in the pump-room to discover that the crowd was insupportable, and that there was not a genteel face to be seen, which everybody discovers every Sunday throughout the season, they hastened away to the Crescent, to breathe the fresh air of better company.
Above the door was a ventilator, through which volumes of fresh air renewed the impoverished atmosphere of the cell.
As, rounding a dark, wooded point, bathed in fresh air and sunshine, we opened to view a crowd of shipping at anchor lying half a mile ahead of us perhaps, he called me aft from my station on the forecastle head, and, turning over and over his binoculars in his brown hands, said: "Do you see that big, heavy ship with white lower masts?
He told them to take it off and keep me out in the fresh air. I hate fresh air and I don't want to go out."
The fresh air that had come in through the open door made it easier to breathe, but the rushing sound overhead grew louder, and as I looked upward through the bars of my empty rack I saw a red light flickering on the wall.