- a brand of breath analyzer.
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Examples from the Web for breathalyzer
She failed several field sobriety tests and a breathalyzer put her blood alcohol level at .11.The Tragic Decline of Mary Kennedy, Found Dead in Apparent Suicide
May 17, 2012
The source says a breathalyzer test measured 1.01mg of alcohol per liter of breath Galliano exhaled.John Galliano Suspended by Dior for Alleged Anti-Semitic Rant
February 25, 2011
I was put in Central Lockup, given a breathalyzer test which I passed, but I spent the night in jail anyway.Andrew Breitbart, Mad As Hell
February 1, 2010
But his license was suspended because he declined a Breathalyzer test.Shia LaBeouf's Wild World
June 22, 2009
Word Origin and History for breathalyzer
1960, from breath + (an)alyzer; an earlier name for it was drunkometer (1934).
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