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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A protective mask with a filter; A breathing device for administering long-term artificial breathing.

Usage examples (33)
  • My only suggestion is to use the word respirator when referring to N95 or P2 or other respirator types.
  • Her respirator was the modern cuirass type: a Spira-shell: not the old totally enclosed iron lung.
  • "I don't want to suffer or rot any longer, the respirator is the only thing keeping me alive," she wrote.
  • Not needing a respirator is a huge advantage. for more
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