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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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.
I had not asked him, and I was almost foaming under the respirator that I was making of my overcoat collar.
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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.
During that time he was provided with an R2090 respirator that was manufactured by American Optical Corp.
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.
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.
com)-- According to a new market report published by Persistence Market Research, titled "Australia and New Zealand Market Study on Surgical and Respirator Masks: Australia to Witness Highest Growth by 2021," the surgical and respiratory mask market in Australia and New Zealand is expected to reach US$137.
With regard to PPE, it is unknown what the effect will be on the perceived adequacy of the current respirators given that the protection factor for each type of respirator is based on established exposure limits," says Lisa Beal, vice-president, environment and construction policy for INGAA.
This analysis complements a study that the Bureau of Labor Statistics carried out in 2001 titled Respirator Use in the Private Sector (RUPS).
An embossed top panel also reduces airflow through the top of the respirator, which helps to minimise the fogging of eyewear.