Examples of respirator in a Sentence
The doctors put her on a respirator.
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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