Breathalyzer

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Breath·​a·​ly·​zer | \ ˈbre-thə-ˌlī-zər How to pronounce Breathalyzer (audio) \

Definition of Breathalyzer

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

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Breathalyzer

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English Language Learners Definition of Breathalyzer

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

Breathalyzer

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Breath·​a·​ly·​zer | \ ˈbreth-ə-ˌlī-zər How to pronounce Breathalyzer (audio) \

Medical Definition of Breathalyzer

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

Breathalyzer

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Breath·​a·​ly·​zer | \ ˈbre-thə-ˌlī-zər How to pronounce Breathalyzer (audio) \

Legal Definition of Breathalyzer

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

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