Meaning of “breathalyser” in the English Dictionary

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"breathalyser" in British English

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breathalysernoun [ C ]

UK trademark US breathalyzer uk /ˈbreθ.əl.aɪz.ər/ us /ˈbreθ.əl.aɪz.ɚ/

a device like a small bag, with a tube at one end, that the police can ask a driver to blow into to see how much alcohol the driver has drunk

(Definition of “breathalyser” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)