respirator


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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
References in classic literature ?
In the Rouquayrol apparatus such as we use, two india rubber pipes leave this box and join a sort of tent which holds the nose and mouth; one is to introduce fresh air, the other to let out the foul, and the tongue closes one or the other according to the wants of the respirator.
I had not asked him, and I was almost foaming under the respirator that I was making of my overcoat collar.
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Additional training from the employer is required on assessing the specific types of respiratory hazards that the employees could encounter on the job as well as a hands-on walk through on how to properly don and doff the respirator.
Diversified technology company 3M has launched a specialist disposable respirator designed specifically for the food and beverage manufacturing industry.
and other countries build stockpiles of surgical masks and N95 respirator masks for use during the HIN1 and future pandemics.
The guidance said the CDC recommends "use of respiratory protection that is at least as protective as a fit-tested, disposable N95 respirator for health care personnel who are in close contact with patients with suspected or confirmed 2009 H1N1 infection.
In the definitive account of that epidemic, Professor HCA Lassen, editor and principal author (3), described the "Bang Respirator (Bang 1953)" (4).
But the part number listed for the respirator doesn't cross to an NSN.
Well, it's just too much trouble, and the paint is hard to clean off a respirator," he said.
In 2001, the Survey of Respirator Use and Practices gathered information on respirator use from 40,002 randomly selected U.