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Princeton's WordNet

  1. iron lung(noun)

    respirator that produces alternations in air pressure in a chamber surrounding a patient's chest to force air into and out of the lungs thus providing artificial respiration


  1. iron lung(n.)

    A steel chamber, usually cylindrical, enclosing the entire body of a person except for the head, used to assist respiration for people suffering from disease, especially poliomyelitis. A reciprocating piston at the end causes alternating high and low pressure inside, which forces or assists the breathing of the patient within.


  1. iron lung(Noun)

    A mechanical device for assisted breathing.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of iron lung in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of iron lung in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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  • eiserne LungeGerman
  • pulmón de acero, ventilador de presión negativaSpanish
  • rautakeuhko, tankkirespiraattoriFinnish
  • poumon d'acierFrench
  • 鉄の肺Japanese
  • żelazne płucoPolish
  • железное лёгкое, аппарат искусственной вентиляции лёгких, аппарат искусственного дыханияRussian
  • bagang pangyeroTagalog

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