breath test

noun

Definition of breath test

:a test that is used by the police to measure how much alcohol a person has drunk

Word by Word Definitions

breath play
  1. : air filled with a fragrance or odor

  2. : a slight indication : suggestion

  3. : the faculty of breathing

test play
  1. : a means of testing: such as

  2. : something (such as a series of questions or exercises) for measuring the skill, knowledge, intelligence, capacities, or aptitudes of an individual or group

  3. : a procedure, reaction, or reagent used to identify or characterize a substance or constituent

  1. : to put to test or proof : try

  2. : to require a doctrinal oath of

  3. : to undergo a test

  1. : of, relating to, or constituting a test

  2. : subjected to, used for, or revealed by testing

  1. : an external hard or firm covering (such as a shell) of many invertebrates (such as a foraminifer or a mollusk)


Medical Dictionary

breath test

noun

medical Definition of breath test

:a test to detect the presence of one or more substances (such as hydrogen, carbon dioxide, or alcohol) in a person's exhaled breath

breath testing

noun

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