Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A trademark for a device that detects and measures alcohol in expired air so as to determine the concentration of alcohol in a person's blood.

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Examples

  • The women fought when Holland, who now goes by the name Breathalyzer test after she allegedly snuck off the rehab property to go drinking with two other patients.

    NY Daily News

  • Breathalyzer is what the cops use when you’ve been at the corner bar too long and try to drive home.

    Democrats Against Breast-Feeding. - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState

  • If you consent, the officer will make observations for 20 minutes to be sure there's nothing in your mouth that could interfere with results from the Breathalyzer, which is calibrated by the state every 40 days.

    The Daily Journal Local News

  • The Breathalyzer is a portable device that can determine whether the person being tested is legally drunk.

    Scientific Blogging

  • So, when guys like Glenn Beck say they want to reduce the "size of government" by hiring private civilian contractors at ten times the pay of regular soldiers, I think Beck ought to be made to take a "Breathalyzer" test, first, before he speaks at one of the many Gun Show

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  • So, when guys like Glenn Beck say they want to reduce the "size of government" by hiring private civilian contractors at ten times the pay of regular soldiers, I think Beck ought to be made to take a "Breathalyzer" test, first, before he speaks at one of the many Gun Show

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  • So, when guys like Glenn Beck say they want to reduce the "size of government" by hiring private civilian contractors at ten times the pay of regular soldiers, I think Beck ought to be made to take a "Breathalyzer" test, first, before he speaks at one of the many Gun Show

    AlterNet.org Main RSS Feed

  • So, when guys like Glenn Beck say they want to reduce the "size of government" by hiring private civilian contractors at ten times the pay of regular soldiers, I think Beck ought to be made to take a "Breathalyzer" test, first, before he speaks at one of the many Gun Show

    AlterNet.org Main RSS Feed

  • So, when guys like Glenn Beck say they want to reduce the "size of government" by hiring private civilian contractors at ten times the pay of regular soldiers, I think Beck ought to be made to take a "Breathalyzer" test, first, before he speaks at one of the many Gun Show

    AlterNet.org Main RSS Feed

  • So, when guys like Glenn Beck say they want to reduce the "size of government" by hiring private civilian contractors at ten times the pay of regular soldiers, I think Beck ought to be made to take a "Breathalyzer" test, first, before he speaks at one of the many Gun Show

    AlterNet.org Main RSS Feed

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