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(ˈbrɛθəˌlaɪzə) or


(Law) trademark a device for estimating the amount of alcohol in the breath: used in testing people suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol
[C20: breath + (an)alyser]
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Noun1.breathalyser - a device that measures chemicals (especially the alcohol content) in a person's expired breath
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
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balónek na dechovou zkoušku
음주 측정기 상표명
thiết bị thử nồng độ rượu qua hơi thở


® Breathalyzer (US) [ˈbreθəlaɪzəʳ]
A. Nalcoholímetro m
B. CPD Breathalyser test Nprueba f de la alcoholemia
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[ˈbreθəlaɪzər] nalcootest® m
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بريثاليزر® balónek na dechovou zkoušku spiritusprøve Promillemesser συσκευή αλκοτέστ alcoholímetro alkoholimittari alcootest alkometar etilometro ブレサライザー® 음주 측정기 상표명 blaaspijpje alkotest alkomat alcoolímetro, bafômetro алкометр Breathalyser® alkotestapparat เครื่องวัดปริมาณแอลกอฮอล์จากลมหายใจ üfleme cihazı thiết bị thử nồng độ rượu qua hơi thở 测醉器
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As part of the crackdown on drink-drivers, the government is committing [pounds sterling]350,000 for a competition which will see companies bring the new mobile breathalyser to market.
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