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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A measuring instrument for measuring the vital capacity of the lungs.

Usage examples (35)
  • His recording spirometer is used in many hospitals, his bicycle ergometer is an appreciated working machine, his precision pipettes, respiration apparatus, improved...
  • The employers also allege Kelly may have misused a machine called a spirometer to measure lung capacity.
  • Lung screenings involve a small device called a spirometer, which measures how much air a person breathes in and out of their lungs.
  • One way researchers determine airflow obstruction is by using a machine called a spirometer to measure how much air a person breathes in and out, as well as how fast it... for more
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