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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
öndunargrímaöndunarvél
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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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. 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."
I had not asked him, and I was almost foaming under the respirator that I was making of my overcoat collar.
OSHA cited the adhesives manufacturer for failing to provide employees with respirator fit tests and respirators appropriate for hazardous atmospheres; require bonding and grounding when transferring flammable liquids; ensure that electrical equipment was approved for use in hazardous atmospheres; and conduct a personal protective equipment assessment.
Due to the expressive participation of the orbicular muscles of the mouth and mentual muscles in skeletal and dental development, this study aims to compare the behavior of the perioral muscles in nasal, oral and oronasal respirators.
Wearing particulate-filtering respirators, one of the most convenient and affordable protective measures, is becoming increasingly popular in China, particularly in outdoor environments.
Three types of N95 or higher respirators were used in this study: (1) cup-type respirators that are preformed into a cup shape (1860 or 1860S; 3M, Elyria, OH, USA), (2) fold-type respirators that are flexible and free-folded (1870; 3M, Elyria, OH, USA), and (3) valve-type respirators that are similar to the fold-type respirator and have avalve for reducing exhalation resistance (9332; 3M, Elyria, OH, USA).
The Department of Energy requested that its tanks contractor look at the potential impact of a union demand that workers use air respirators not only within the boundaries of Hanford tank farms, but also in an expanded area of 200 feet beyond tank farm fences.
These resources specifically address the use of respirators and procedure masks.
As a result, some clinicians turn to face masks and respirators for protection, but suppliers and some organizations say that is not enough.
Filtering facepiece respirators (FFRs) are the most commonly used respiratory protective devices in U.S.