assist-control ventilation as·sist-con·trol ventilation (ə-sĭst’kən-trōl’)
A method of artificial respiration in which inspiration is produced automatically after a set interval if the person has not begun to inspire earlier.
- Assistance dog
noun a dog that has been specially trained to live with and accompany a disabled person, carrying out such tasks as prompting them to take medication or assisting them to cross a road
the act of ; help; aid; support. Contemporary Examples He told her that the State Department “unreasonably refused to provide necessary information and assistance.” Iraq Audit Warns of ‘Bottomless Pit’ Aram Roston October 23, 2011 And when Alex Romanov, another broker, offers Grove his assistance, things only get more complicated. This Week’s Hot Reads The […]
the act of ; help; aid; support. Historical Examples He received two millions in cash from the King, and other assistances. The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete Duc de Saint-Simon But all these things are only desirable embellishments and assistances. Essays in English Literature, 1780-1860 George Saintsbury And when they […]
- Assistant professor
a teacher in a college or university who ranks above an instructor and below an associate professor. Contemporary Examples “It was exhilarating,” says the University of Wisconsin assistant professor of arts education. Scott Walker’s Last Stand? Democrats Lose Momentum In Wisconsin Sally Kohn May 31, 2012 Do you know Richard Bargis, assistant professor of philosophy […]