HyperDic: breathing_machine

English > 1 sense of the expression breathing machine:
NOUNartifactbreathing machine, breathing device, breathing apparatus, ventilatora device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure
English > breathing machine: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure.
Synonymsbreathing device, breathing apparatus, ventilator
Narroweraqualung, Aqua-Lung, scubaA device (trade name Aqua-Lung) that lets divers breathe under water
oxygen maskA breathing device that is placed over the mouth and nose
respirator, inhalatorA breathing device for administering long-term artificial respiration
resuscitatorA breathing apparatus used for resuscitation by forcing oxygen into the lungs of a person who has undergone asphyxia or arrest of respiration
snorkelbreathing device consisting of a bent tube fitting into a swimmer's mouth and extending above the surface
BroaderdeviceAn instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

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