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gas mask Syllabification: gas mask

Definition of gas mask in English:

noun

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A protective mask used to cover a person’s face as a defense against poisonous gas.
Example sentences
  • Take care of your gas mask and your gas mask will take care of you.
  • The main defence against them is protective clothing - gas masks and special suits made of rubber or treated synthetic cloth.
  • ‘I think it was to test the sort of rubber they used for protective clothing and gas masks,’ he said.

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