Breathalyzer

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trademark Breath·a·ly·zer \ˈbre-thə-ˌlī-zər\

Definition of Breathalyzer

  1. —used for a device that is used to determine the alcohol content of a breath sample


BREATHALYZER Defined for English Language Learners

Breathalyzer

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trademark Breath·a·ly·zer \ˈbre-thə-ˌlī-zər\

Definition of Breathalyzer for English Language Learners

  • —used for a device that police use to test someone's breath in order to measure how much alcohol is in that person's blood


Medical Dictionary

Breathalyzer

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trademark Breath·a·ly·zer \ˈbreth-ə-ˌlī-zər\

Medical Definition of Breathalyzer

  1. —used for a device consisting of a small tube of chemically sensitized crystals connected to a balloon that is used to determine the alcohol content of a breath sample


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Breathalyzer

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trademark Breath·a·ly·zer \ˈbre-thə-ˌlī-zər\

Legal Definition of Breathalyzer

  1. —used for a device that is used to determine the alcohol content of a breath sample


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