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Noun: respirator  're-spu,rey-tu(r)
  1. A breathing device for administering long-term artificial respiration
    - inhalator
  2. A protective mask with a filter; protects the face and lungs against poisonous gases
    - gasmask, gas helmet

Derived forms: respirators

Type of: breathing apparatus, breathing device, breathing machine, mask, ventilator

Encyclopedia: Respirator