oxygen tent

noun

Definition of oxygen tent

: a canopy which can be placed over a bedridden person and within which a flow of oxygen can be maintained

Examples of oxygen tent in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Nine days after filming started he was hospitalized, sitting under an oxygen tent. Olivia B. Waxman, Time, "Was The Wizard of Oz Cursed? The Truth Behind the Dark Stories About the Judy Garland Classic," 14 Aug. 2019 The president was placed in an oxygen tent, the usual hospital treatment of the time. Philly.com, "Eisenhower went on to serve again," 29 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of oxygen tent

1925, in the meaning defined above

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“Oxygen tent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oxygen%20tent. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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oxygen tent

noun

English Language Learners Definition of oxygen tent

: a piece of medical equipment that surrounds the body or head of a patient like a small, clear tent and that is filled with flowing oxygen

oxygen tent

noun

Medical Definition of oxygen tent

: a canopy which can be placed over a bedridden person and within which a flow of oxygen can be maintained

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