breathing apparatus


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Noun1.breathing apparatus - a device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failurebreathing apparatus - a device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure
aqualung, Aqua-Lung, scuba - a device (trade name Aqua-Lung) that lets divers breathe under water; scuba is an acronym for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
oxygen mask - a breathing device that is placed over the mouth and nose; supplies oxygen from an attached storage tank
inhalator, respirator - a breathing device for administering long-term artificial respiration
resuscitator - a breathing apparatus used for resuscitation by forcing oxygen into the lungs of a person who has undergone asphyxia or arrest of respiration
snorkel - breathing device consisting of a bent tube fitting into a swimmer's mouth and extending above the surface; allows swimmer to breathe while face down in the water
Translations

breathing apparatus

n (of diver) → autorespiratore m
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He had not indeed great resources of education, and had had to work his own way against a good deal of professional contempt; but he made none the worse accoucheur for calling the breathing apparatus "longs.
Firefighters using breathing apparatus checked inside a flat.
We're not finished there though as we look forward to the Everest challenge where we will again be taking on a huge challenge where it will take not one but 20 firefighters to achieve climbing the height of Mount Everest in full fire kit and breathing apparatus.
They used eight breathing apparatus and two main hose jets to tackle the blaze, thought to have broken out in a dry cleaning room at Bannatyne Health Club.
We erected a safety cordon and worked to clean up the spillage, with four firefighters wearing breathing apparatus.
She added: "Crews used four breathing apparatus, two hose reels and one main jet.
The breathing apparatus has capacity to provide air for about 90 minutes, which would provide enough time to reach safety.
At the same meeting, the council approved a contract to purchase the breathing apparatus from SeaWestern Inc.
A breathing apparatus team of two went inside to fight the fire from within, but it was too dangerous to stay inside because all the floors had burned away.
They used portable powder extinguishers, a covering jet and breathing apparatus to extinguish the fire.
DBI-SALA's i-Safe[TM] intelligent safety system utilising RFID technology is built into each Breathing Apparatus Harness to track inspections, control inventory and manage information.
Liz Philip, the World's number one ranked female diver will be competing, as will Dave King, who set a UK record at last years event, swimming a staggering 217 metres under water without the use of breathing apparatus.