Definition of Breathing machine
1. Noun. A device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure.
Specialized synonyms: Aqua-lung, Aqualung, Scuba, Oxygen Mask, Inhalator, Respirator, Resuscitator, Snorkel
Generic synonyms: Device
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Literary usage of Breathing machine
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1. Young Humphry Davy: The Making of an Experimental Chemist by June Z. Fullmer (2000)
"... Air holder and breathing machine, Works, Vol. 2 (London:Coburn and Bentley, 1842). ... breathing machine."
2. Natural Theology, Or, The Existence, Attributes and Government of God by Luther Lee (1866)
"The lungs constitute the most important organ of the breathing machine. ... In this breathing machine the lungs and the air are adapted to each other, ..."
3. Music (1896)
"... J. with his recently invented breathing machine, in which he places pupil and locks him in, in such a way that if his muscles do not conform to the ..."
4. Martinique, Guadeloupe, Dominica & St. Lucia Alive! by Lynne M. Sullivan (2000)
"When the compressed air cylinder was invented, they tinkered with developing a portable breathing machine. In the midst of creating all these gadgets, ..."