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respiratornoun [C]

uk   /ˈres.pɪ.reɪ.tər/  us   /-t̬ɚ/
(Definition of respirator from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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respiratornoun [C]

 us   /ˈres·pəˌreɪ·t̬ər/
a ​device that ​forcesair into a person’s ​lungs when the ​person cannot ​breatheindependently and ​needshelp to ​breathe: Miya was ​hooked up to a respirator at University Hospital.
(Definition of respirator from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “respirator”
in Chinese (Simplified) 人工呼吸器, 呼吸机, 防毒面具…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人工呼吸器, 呼吸機, 防毒面具…
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