Share this entry

Share this page

inhalator

Syllabification: in·ha·la·tor
Pronunciation: /ˈinhəˌlādər
 
/

Definition of inhalator in English:

noun

A device for inhaling something, especially oxygen; a respirator; an inhaler.
Example sentences
  • They have devised an ultrasound hydrogen peroxide vapor inhalator that allows oxygen radicals to be generated and breathed in.
  • A special form of apparatus, the H-H inhalator, for the administration of a mixture of oxygen and carbon dioxide to asphyxiated patients was, therefore, devised and has been widely introduced.
  • While the tobacco industry does make large profits, they are nothing compared with that of the pharmaceutical industry, which would do well out of any smoking ban due to increased sales of nicotine patches, inhalators and similar items.

Definition of inhalator in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day reciprocity
Pronunciation: ˌrɛsɪˈprɒsɪti
noun
exchanging things with others for mutual benefit…