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Respirable   Listen
Respirable  adj.  Suitable for being breathed; adapted for respiration.

Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48

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"Respirable" Quotes from Famous Books

... may strike the burning materials. If he cannot accomplish this standing, he must get down on his hands and knees and creep forward, those behind handing up the hose. A stratum of fresh air is almost always to be depended on from six to twelve inches from the floor, so that if the air be not respirable to a person standing upright, he should instantly get down. I have often observed this fact, which indeed is well known; but I once saw an example of it which appeared to me to be so striking, that I shall here relate it. A fire had broken out in the third floor of a house, ...
— Fire Prevention and Fire Extinction • James Braidwood

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