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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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A continues ECG was recorded for six cycles, with marker to indicate the onset of each inspirator and expiration R-R interval were measured during each breathing cycles and converted to beats per minutes.
Six universal career roles were defined by Hoekstra: maker, expert, presenter, guide, director, and inspirator.
105) Trippen sugiere la autoria de Ratzinger del discurso de Frings sobre la relacion de los cristianos con el pueblo judio: <<auch in diesen Falle Joseph Ratzinger der Inspirator gewesen sein>> (cfr.
I want to be their inspirator, the way Nureyev, Misha, Peter Martins, Henning Kronstam, and Erik Bruhn were mine.