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res·pi·ra·tor

 (rĕs′pə-rā′tər)
n.
2. A device worn over the mouth or nose or both to protect the respiratory tract from harmful dust or fumes.

respirator

(ˈrɛspəˌreɪtə)
n
1. (Medicine) an apparatus for providing long-term artificial respiration
2. Also called: gas mask a device worn over the mouth and nose to prevent inhalation of noxious fumes or to warm cold air before it is breathed

res•pi•ra•tor

(ˈrɛs pəˌreɪ tər)

n.
1. an apparatus to produce artificial respiration.
2. a filtering device worn over the nose and mouth to prevent inhalation of noxious substances.
[1830–40]

respirator

A machine that maintains regular breathing by pumping air in and out of the lungs.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.respirator - a breathing device for administering long-term artificial respirationrespirator - a breathing device for administering long-term artificial respiration
breathing apparatus, breathing device, breathing machine, ventilator - a device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure
iron lung - respirator that produces alternations in air pressure in a chamber surrounding a patient's chest to force air into and out of the lungs thus providing artificial respiration
mouthpiece - a part that goes over or into the mouth of a person; "the mouthpiece of a respirator"
2.respirator - a protective mask with a filterrespirator - a protective mask with a filter; protects the face and lungs against poisonous gases
mask - a protective covering worn over the face
Translations
قِناع التَّنَفُّس لرجال الإطْفاءكِمامَةُ التَّنَفُّس عند المَرْضى
plynová maskarespirátor
gasmaskerespiratorrøgmaske
öndunargrímaöndunarvél
respirátor
gaz maskesisolunum aygıtı

respirator

[ˈrespɪreɪtəʳ] N
1. (Med) → respirador m
2. (Mil) (= gas mask) → careta f antigás

respirator

[ˈrɛspɪreɪtər] nrespirateur m

respirator

n (Med) → Respirator m; (Mil) → Atemschutzmaske f

respirator

[ˈrɛspəreɪtəʳ] n (Med) → respiratore m (Mil) → maschera f antigas inv

respire

(rəˈspaiə) verb
to breathe.
respiration (respəˈreiʃən) noun
breathing.
respirator (ˈrespə) noun
1. a sort of mask worn to purify the air breathed in eg by firemen.
2. a piece of apparatus used to help very ill or injured people to breathe.
respiratory (ˈrespərətəri) adjective
related to breathing. respiratory diseases.

res·pi·ra·tor

n. respirador, aparato para purificar el aire que se inhala o para producir respiración artificial;
chest ______ torácico.

respirator

n (mask) respirador m, máscara or mascarilla con filtro; (ventilator) ventilador m, respirador m, aparato para suministrar respiración artificial
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A commercially available N95 respirator requires a fit factor of 100 to be considered adequate in the workplace.
8%) reported that they always wore masks while caring for H5N1 patients, and often the reported type of mask was an N95 respirator.
During the outbreak, Toronto EMS's 850 paramedics had 1,166 potential SARS exposures; 436 were placed in a 10-day home quarantine, which meant being isolated from those persons within the home, continuously wearing an N95 respirator, and taking their temperature twice a day.
In the hallway, hands were washed, goggles removed and disposed of, hands washed again, respirators removed, hands washed, and finally, a new N95 respirator was donned.
In this study, a physician who intubated a patient with SARS while following standard precautions did not become ill, but SARS developed in another physician whose N95 respirator was not properly fit-tested.
minimum expected in practice) for a fit-tested, disposable N95 respirator.
Yanzhong Huang | NYT SYNDICATE AS my plane was landing in Beijing in mid-December, I realised I had forgotten to bring my N95 respirator mask, and instantly regretted it.
Hardisty said people without respiratory illness can try wearing an N95 respirator - a filter mask that fits over the nose and mouth.
Under the "do's" on the fact sheet for N95 respirators, one states: "Check to make sure the N95 respirator has no defects such as holes or torn straps.