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
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Contract awarded for Purchase an air-purifying respirator (air-purifying respirator).
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The PeakFit is a NIOSH-approved N95 air-purifying respirator engineered for comfort as well as safety.
Tokyo, Japan, Sept 6, 2005 - (JCNN) - Koken announced on September 5 that it has launched the BL-100H, a powered air-purifying respirator for handling and disposing asbestos, across Japan.
The full face-piece air-purifying respirator is made by MSA, of Pittsburgh, Pa.
The session will begin with a review of the criteria that would be used to develop an air-purifying respirator program for employees.
One reported using both a self-contained breathing apparatus and a powered air-purifying respirator, another reported using a full-face air-purifying respirator, and one reported using an air-purifying respirator but did not specify which type.
For instance, the APF for a half-mask air-purifying respirator is 10, meaning it would reduce the concentration of the contaminant inside the respirator to one-tenth the level in the surrounding air.