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spirograph

[′spī·rə‚graf]
(medicine)
An instrument for registering respiration.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Further thanks go to CARE FUSION Germany, for the loan of the portable Spirograph, Oxycon Mobile.
Lying on the stage, Black swept her arms and legs, leaving close-knit series of polygons in her wake, like a human Spirograph.
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As a member of a generation for whom the Spirograph was the cutting edge of technology, like many others I well recall laughing at dopey teenage boys, who were hopeless with girls, standing in a circle playing air guitar to Status Quo.
It also means Glow, by Australia's Chunky Move, in which a dancer's motion is tracked by an infrared camera and translated into projected shapes, turning her shadows into light and her limbs into a human spirograph. There's also work by Israeli choreographer Yasmcen Godder, New Zealand performer/choreographer Simone Aughterlony, Poland's Teatr Cinema, African dancers Kettly Noel and Nelisiwe Xaba, and Andalusian dancer/choreographer Judith Mata.
So, varying both the strength and frequency gives us rotating ellipses and pretty soon multiple ellipses until it looks like someone just discovered a spirograph" ("Lissajou").
Walking in downtown Amman, things look thoroughly modern until you see people gawking over spirograph designs that sent me back to the 1960s.
No single test is absolutely definitive; however, lung or pulmonary function is determined by using a "spirograph." This is an instrument that measures breathing movements into and out of the lungs by calculating the volume and speed that air can be inhaled and exhaled.
It was a long red drawing and it looked like it was a spirograph drawing.
Randall Wiseman was noodling around with engine designs some four years ago when he remembered the Spirograph that his nephew received one Christmas.