Origin of respirator
Examples from the Web for respirator
“Republican Cuts Kill” is printed across the screen, with the only sound a person struggling to breathe through a respirator.How to Politicize Ebola: Blame It on Obama—or the GOP
October 14, 2014
“I used gloves and a respirator, and protective clothing,” he says.Sexually-Charged Napalm Sculptures Debut at Gallery Diet in Miami
March 14, 2014
Ortega is in stable but critical condition on a respirator at Weill Cornell Medical Center.A New York Nanny Allegedly Kills Two Children and Neighbors Struggle to Understand
David Freedlander, Eliza Shapiro
October 27, 2012
But Carina Melchior did not die after her respirator was removed.The Mistakes We Make
October 24, 2012
Instead, Anderson slipped into a coma and later died when his mother took him off a respirator on April 13.Porn Star Death Mystery Deepens
Maria Elena Fernandez, Christine Pelisek
September 9, 2012
Once through the double portals, she pulled the respirator from her face.
She looked at the small bundle, walked over and slipped off his respirator.
In sonorous, booming tones, somewhat muffled by his respirator.A Book of Burlesques
H. L. Mencken
He slipped a respirator over his head and moved into the corridor.The Status Civilization
I could see a respirator off to my right, and a suction octopus near it.Attrition
- an apparatus for providing long-term artificial respiration
- Also called: gas mask a device worn over the mouth and nose to prevent inhalation of noxious fumes or to warm cold air before it is breathed
Word Origin and History for respirator
1836, as an aid to breathing (originally a sort of gauze mask, agent noun from respire. As "machine to provide artificial respiration" from 1929.
- A device that supplies oxygen or a mixture of oxygen and carbon dioxide for breathing, used especially in artificial respiration.inhalator ventilator
- A screenlike device worn over the mouth or nose or both to protect the respiratory tract.