breathalyser breathalyser

Definition(s):

  • (n) a device that measures chemicals (especially the alcohol content) in a person's expired breath

News

  • Toshiba unveils disease-detecting breathalyser

    Japan's Toshiba on Tuesday unveiled a breathalyser which it says can detect a wide range of diseases just 30 seconds after users blow into the machine. It then analyses the puffs for traces of several gases which can signal the presence of several health problems including diabetes, stomach ailments and even the ordinary hangover. "A breath exhaled into the machine is irradiated with an infrared ...
    on March 18, 2014     Source: AFP Relax News via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "I can tell you that tomorrow, at the council of ministers, Health Minister Roselyne Bachelot and I will present a decree to make electronic breathalyser tests obligatory in drinking establishments open until 2:00 am, so that everyone can check...
    on May 11, 2008 By: Jean-Louis Borloo Source: ABC Online

  2. "On that basis, the would call into question the breathalyser reading. All you have to do is raise a reasonable doubt and you could be acquitted," Nicholson said.
    on Apr 18, 2008 By: Rob Nicholson Source: Niagara Falls Review

  3. "I can tell you this - there will be more speed cameras, there will be more breathalyser units, there will be a very significant penalty to be paid by drivers who foolishly wreck and put at risk their lives and those of others," Mr Foley said....
    on May 16, 2005 By: Kevin Foley Source: NEWS.com.au

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