Definition of oxygen tent in English:

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oxygen tent


A tentlike enclosure within which the air supply can be enriched with oxygen to aid a patient’s breathing.
Example sentences
  • Only 22 years old, he spent his last days under an oxygen tent in a hospital.
  • Unless you were actually under an oxygen tent, you could smoke in hospitals.
  • But can't you achieve a similar effect with an oxygen tent or elevation training?

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Syllabification: ox·y·gen tent

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