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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.
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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
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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]
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respirator

A machine that maintains regular breathing by pumping air in and out of the lungs.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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Translations
قِناع التَّنَفُّس لرجال الإطْفاءكِمامَةُ التَّنَفُّس عند المَرْضى
plynová maskarespirátor
gasmaskerespiratorrøgmaske
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respirátor
gaz maskesisolunum aygıtı

respirator

[ˈrespɪreɪtəʳ] N
1. (Med) → respirador m
2. (Mil) (= gas mask) → careta f antigás
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

respirator

[ˈrɛspɪreɪtər] nrespirateur m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

respirator

n (Med) → Respirator m; (Mil) → Atemschutzmaske f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

respirator

[ˈrɛspəreɪtəʳ] n (Med) → respiratore m (Mil) → maschera f antigas inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

res·pi·ra·tor

n. respirador, aparato para purificar el aire que se inhala o para producir respiración artificial;
chest ______ torácico.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

respirator

n (mask) respirador m, máscara or mascarilla con filtro; (ventilator) ventilador m, respirador m, aparato para suministrar respiración artificial
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"Air purifiers with highefficiency particulate air filters reduce indoor pollution, and wearing N95 respirator face masks in heavily polluted areas has been shown to be protective.
We should be prepared to answer questions such as, "Should I wear an N95 respirator? Is the soot in my home dangerous?
All staff interacting with the patient should practice contact and airborne precautions (N95 respirator mask).
* The N95 respirator is the most common particulate-filtering facepiece respirator and filters at least 95% of airborne particles.
For wildfires, El-Hasan recommends an N95 respirator mask so named because it filters out 95% of test particles as small as 0.3 microns.
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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.
Grinshpun, "Experimental and theoretical investigation of the performance of N95 respirator filters against ultrafine aerosol particles tested at constant and cyclic flows," Journal of the International Society for Respiratory Protection, vol.
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." Another says: "Discard an N95 respirator by touching the straps only.
"In certain clinical situations, potential exposure to airborne contaminants and infections necessitates the use of respiratory personal protection equipment (PPE), such as an N95 respirator, which helps stop the passage of a wide size range of hazardous airborne particulate matter from entering the wearer's breathing space."