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. 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.
Accutec-IHS, with their AccuFIT9000[TM] Quantitative Respirator Fit Tester, is ready to be the smart choice for Quantitative Respirator Fit Tests.
A respirator cartridge or canister is a container that cleans pollution from air.
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.
BSRIA INSTRUMENT SOLUTIONS reports it has recently added the new TSI PortaCount respirator fit tester to its hire and sales portfolio, providing users with the ability to easily undertake the testing of full and half face masks, SCBAs, and disposables.
Thus, albeit the oronasal respirator is considered a distinct group (19), it is often disregarded or grouped as an oral respirator.
Therefore, we designed a randomized controlled crossover trial to evaluate the potential cardiovascular benefits associated with wearing a particulate-filtering respirator in a group of healthy young adults in Shanghai, China.
For example, an N95 filtering facepiece respirator is recommended by many healthcare organizations [2-4].
During that time he was provided with an R2090 respirator that was manufactured by American Optical Corp., to protect him from asbestos dust while at work.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration requires all health care organizations to have respiratory protection programs if their workers are required to wear a respirator to perform their job.
Masks such as the N95 respirator may be considered for use in conjunction with smoke evacuation equipment for transmissible cases such as human papillomavirus or during transmissible aerosol procedures such as tuberculosis," states Robert Scroggins, clinical programs manager for Buffalo Filter.