respirable

adjective re·spi·ra·ble \ ˈres-p(ə-)rə-bəl , ri-ˈspī-rə- \

Definition of respirable

:fit for breathing; also :capable of being taken in by breathing
  • respirable particles of ash

First Known Use of respirable

1779


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respirable

adjective re·spi·ra·ble \ ˈres-p(ə-)rə-bəl , ri-ˈspī-rə- \

medical Definition of respirable

1 :fit for breathing
  • respirable air
2 :capable of being taken in by breathing
  • respirable particles of ash

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