Examples of respirator in a Sentence
The doctors put her on a respirator.
Recent Examples of respirator from the Web
Technicians in hazmat suits, breathing through respirators, sliced off the top of the four-foot steel tank and removed the solvent, thought to be left from a former dry-cleaning business.
Photos published by the prosecutor’s office show firemen in respirators and other workers in anti-contamination suits examining gas connections and the unit’s oven.
When Andrew Schiff arrived at a medical facility for inmates to say his goodbyes, his dying 87-year-old father was unconscious and on a respirator.
And don't forget to protect your lungs with a welding respirator like this one.
Earlier Tuesday, workers in respirators and hazardous material suits searched bins in the shopping mall.
Wear personal protective equipment, Tyvek suits, rubber boots, a respirator and goggles.
They were not given proper clothing or respirators.
Suddenly a muffled scream whumps through her respirator.
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RESPIRATOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of respirator for English Language Learners
: a device that you wear over your mouth and nose so that you can breathe when there is a lot of dust, smoke, etc., in the air
medical : a device that helps people to breathe when they are not able to breathe naturally
RESPIRATOR Defined for Kids
Definition of respirator for Students
medical Definition of respirator
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