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respirator

noun [C] uk   /ˈres.pɪ.reɪ.tər/  us   /-t̬ɚ/
artificial breathing equipment: Doctors put the patient on a respirator. a device worn over the mouth and nose to prevent harmful substances from being breathed in: The firefighters wore respirators to help them breathe in the smoke-filled house.
Translations of “respirator”
in Chinese (Traditional) 人工呼吸器, 呼吸機, 防毒面具…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人工呼吸器, 呼吸机, 防毒面具…
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