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Synonyms for respirator
ˈrɛs pəˌreɪ tərres·pi·ra·tor

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  1. respiratornoun


  2. respiratornoun

    A device designed to allow breathing when it would otherwise be hindered, as by a medical condition or the presence of poisonous vapors.

    The house painters were each officially required to wear a respirator, but this was sometimes disregarded in the extreme heat.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. respirator, inhalatornoun

    a breathing device for administering long-term artificial respiration

    inhalator, gas helmet, gasmask, inhaler

  2. gasmask, respirator, gas helmetnoun

    a protective mask with a filter; protects the face and lungs against poisonous gases

    inhalator, gas helmet, gasmask

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  1. List of paraphrases for "respirator":

    ventilator, breathing, mask

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  1. Suzanne Schwartz:

    The ability to decontaminate was purely a last resort, an extreme measure, from the FDA’s perspective, there is a need for us to move back towards contingency and conventional strategies, which is, you use the respirator for the interaction, and then you dispose of it and get a new one. We are in unison, in sync, with both NIOSH and OSHA in that position.

  2. Jonathan Sury:

    People don't realize how dangerous the wrong respirator can be.

  3. Dave Hnida:

    It has been backed up by research that two masks are, in fact, better than one, specifically what we're saying is that two masks may actually equal the protection you would get from N-95 masks, which is considered the best mask there is short of a complete respirator-type unit.

  4. David Baxter:

    We pretty much bought up every (respirator) in the state, and we are selling them at cost - actually, a slight loss, we need to breathe.

  5. Wayne Thomann:

    The N95 respirator is the most appropriate respiratory protection for patient care personnel attending Covid-19 patients, particularly performing aerosol-producing procedures on those patients, reprocessing helps us ensure they will have the best PPE to protect them.

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