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English noun: respirator

1. respirator (artifact) a breathing device for administering long-term artificial respiration


Broader (hypernym)breathing apparatus, breathing device, breathing machine, ventilator

Narrower (hyponym)iron lung

Part holonymmouthpiece

2. respirator (artifact) a protective mask with a filter; protects the face and lungs against poisonous gases

Synonymsgas helmet, gasmask

Broader (hypernym)mask

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