artificial respiration Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “artificial respiration” in the English Dictionary

"artificial respiration" in British English

See all translations

artificial respirationnoun [U]

uk   /ˌɑː.tɪˈfɪʃ.əl res.pɪˈreɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌɑːr.t̬ə.fɪʃ.əl res.pɪˈreɪ.ʃən/
the act of forcing air in and out of the lungs of a person who has stopped breathing, using equipment or by blowing into their mouth and pressing their chest: Rescuers pulled the child from the river, and she was given artificial respiration.
(Definition of artificial respiration from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"artificial respiration" in American English

See all translations

artificial respirationnoun [U]

 us   /ˌɑr·t̬əˈfɪʃ·əl ˌres·pəˈreɪ·ʃən/
the act of forcing air in and out of the lungs of a person who has stopped breathing
(Definition of artificial respiration from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “artificial respiration”
in Arabic التنَفُّس الصناعي…
in Korean 인공 호흡…
in Portuguese respiração artificial…
in Catalan respiració artificial…
in Japanese 人工呼吸…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人工呼吸…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人工呼吸…
in Italian respirazione artificiale…
What is the pronunciation of artificial respiration?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

shade

to prevent direct light from shining on something

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More