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Breathalyzer

[breth′əlī′zər]
a trademark for a device that analyzes exhaled air. It is commonly used to test for blood alcohol levels; the test is based on the relationship between alcohol in the breath and alcohol in the blood circulating through the lungs. Also spelled Breathalyser.

breathalyzer

Public health A device used to detect alcohol on a suspected drunk driver's breath; see DWI.
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In this study, a breath analyzer was used for measuring the physiological alcohol concentration.
Before exposure to the first cigarette began, the smoker and nonsmoker each provided baseline breath samples by breathing unfiltered room air and exhaling via a standard disposable mouthpiece into the breath inlet of the real-time breath analyzer (30,40).
Numerous employers have already introduced breath analyzers independently, following the enactment of the amended traffic law that imposes harsher punishments on drunken driving, but other employers do not own the device and operators often waive the test when the breath analyzer is not functioning, according to the ministry.
While there are no excuses for underage drinking, breath analyzers often malfunction because they are improperly calibrated or administered incorrectly, Schroeder said.
Petkov responded Friday with "There is no problem with me taking a breath analyzer test.
Tenders are invited for Procurement of Breath Analyzer with Printer KDLWS/2015-16/IND315
In a single exhaled breath, an individual can simply and cost-effectively monitor their rate of fat metabolism using the Kemeta palm-sized breath analyzer.
Tenders are invited for Protable Wall Mounted Type Fuel Cell Sensor Based Breath Analyzer With Printer And Separate Battery Charger Cum Adopter As Per Rdso Specification No.
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