- capable of being respired.
- capable of respiring.
Origin of respirable
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Historical Examples of respirable
It melts long before it is red hot, and is then calcined, if it be in contact with respirable air.
He examined the air of mines, and suggested practical methods for determining whether the air in a mine was respirable.The Story of Alchemy and the Beginnings of Chemistry
M. M. Pattison Muir
It must eat always and everywhere, even in the least respirable atmosphere, and in unhealthy and deadly places.The Insect
The affection ultimately assumes a chronic form, and continues present in the respirable portions of the organ during life.An Investigation into the Nature of Black Phthisis
We have three thousand five hundred toises of respirable air.A Voyage in a Balloon (1852)
- able to be breathed
- suitable or fit for breathing
- Fit for breathing, as air.
- Capable of undergoing respiration, as certain organisms.