Examples of respirator in a Sentence
The doctors put her on a respirator.
Recent Examples of respirator from the Web
People died at home without artificial measures such as feeding tubes and respirators.
Records show Washington inspectors levied fines of more than $31,000 against the company for ignoring requirements to test employees for lead exposure, failing to provide respirators and using unsafe scaffolding, along with other violations.
As Dischman was transferred to Pittsburgh's UPMC Mercy Hospital unconscious and on a respirator, police with a search warrant found a needle hidden in the bathroom of her apartment.
El Dorado County sheriff's officials are looking for man who wore a hard hat, sunglasses, reflective green vest and a respirator while robbing an El Dorado Hills bank Tuesday afternoon.
A gas mask, one of the most sought-after items, can run anywhere from $10 for a simple respirator to hundreds of dollars for a military-grade model.
Carlsbad police arrested a 34-year-old Escondido man Thursday in connection with a burglary involving a man who donned a white suit and respirator and spent 40 minutes inside a home tented for termites.
Police departments are using protective gear like Tyvek suits and respirators.
Pupils of one of the primary schools at Rheims wearing respirators to protect themselves against the asphyxiating gasses blown back from the battle lines.
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First Known Use of respirator
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
1 : a device covering the mouth or nose especially to prevent the breathing in of harmful substances (as dust or fumes)
2 : a device used for helping a person to breathe
Medical Definition of respirator
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