self-rescuer

self-rescuer
\(ˈ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷\ noun
: a pocket-size respirator for emergency use that protects the wearer for a period of about one-half hour against atmospheres containing carbon monoxide gas (as in a contaminated mine)

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