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1. A device, such as a respirator or inhaler, by which a gas, vapor, or air is drawn in.
2. One who inspires or motivates others.

[Latin īnspīrāre, to breathe into; see inspire + -ator.]


(General Engineering) a device for drawing in or injecting a vapour, liquid, etc. Also called: injector
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But I, in encountering great pressures at the bottom of the sea, was obliged to shut my head, like that of a diver in a ball of copper; and it is to this ball of copper that the two pipes, the inspirator and the expirator, open.
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He was a born leader, negotiator, inspirator, and organizer.
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Freedom is given to the collaborators and the master himself doesn't design but works as a critic and inspirator.