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oxygen mask

[′äk·sə·jən ‚mask]
(engineering)
A mask that covers the nose and mouth and is used to administer oxygen.

oxygen mask

A mask that covers the mouth, nose, and lower face. It is used in inhaling oxygen from a tank or a bottle or through the oxygen-supply system of an aircraft and in allowing the expired gas to escape. See oronsol oxygen mask.
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Station manager Franny Hill said: "The pet oxygen mask was vital in bringing this lucky dog back to consciousness and the kits will be of benefit to crews who attend fires in future where animals are involved.
Passenger Joe Monkhouse joins other travellers, inset top right, in using an oxygen mask on the Jet2 flight
But he said initial panic on Monday's flight turned to a frantic scramble as the couple's oxygen masks failed to drop.
Pets now have a better chance of surviving household fires thanks to new oxygen masks for animals donated to firefighters in Carmarthen
The captain kept talking to us, which couldn't have been easy because he was wearing an oxygen mask in a cockpit that was filling with smoke and fumes.
An Australian passenger of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was found to have been wearing an oxygen mask.
Wag'N O2 Fur Life is an educational and public safety organization dedicated to providing pet oxygen masks to first responders across North America to help them save animal lives following structural fires.
She said the animal oxygen masks are designed specifically for an animal's face.
to outfit each of the 356 cities and towns in the commonwealth with at least one set of animal oxygen masks for their first responders.
During the flight, the 270 passengers had to wear oxygen masks for 40 minutes before the emergency landing in Ankara.
BEIRUT: The Roads for Life organization presented 350 oxygen masks Wednesday, donated by a woman in Virginia to be used in Lebanese Red Cross ambulances.
Now furious passengers are demanding TURN TO PAGE 5 'Plane lost pressure at 35,000 feet and oxygen masks were deployed .