rebreather

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rebreather

1 a breathing apparatus that allows the breathing of a combination of supplied oxygen and exhaled or room air.
2 a reservoir mask that allows room air to flow in through ports so that it is mixed with supplied oxygen.
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This type of rebreather provides better underwater duration than open circuit types, allows a deeper maximum operating depth than oxygen rebreathers, and is easier to operate and maintain.