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Breathalyzer

[breth-uh-lahy-zer] /ˈbrɛθ əˌlaɪ zər/
Trademark.
1.
a brand of breath analyzer.
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Breathalyser

/ˈbrɛθəˌlaɪzə/
noun
1.
trademark a device for estimating the amount of alcohol in the breath: used in testing people suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol
Word Origin
C20: breath + (an)alyser
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Word Origin and History for Breathalyzer

breathalyzer

n.

1960, from breath + (an)alyzer; an earlier name for it was drunkometer (1934).

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