breathalyzer test

A test given by the police to determine if a driver has exceeded the allowable alcohol content in his system.

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • breathalyzer test — Test to determine content of alcohol in one arrested for operating motor vehicle under influence of liquor. The results of such test, if properly administered, are admissible evidence. See, e.g., People v. Donaldson, 36 A.D.2d 37, 319 N.Y.S.2d… …   Black's law dictionary

  • breathalyzer — Breath·a·ly·zer / bre thə ˌlī zər/ trademark used for a device that is used to determine the alcohol content of a breath sample Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. breathalyzer …   Law dictionary

  • Breathalyzer — A breathalyzer is a (breath analyser) device for estimating blood alcohol content (BAC) from a breath sample. Breathalyzer is the brand name of a series of models made by one manufacturer of these instruments (originally Smith and Wesson, later… …   Wikipedia

  • test — See acceptance test bench test bend test board test brake test breathalyzer test breath test car test charpy test crash test …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • breathalyzer — (Amer.) breath·a·lyz·er || breθəlaɪzÉ™ n. device used by police to test a motorist s breath for alcohol and determine if he/she is intoxicated (also breathalyser) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • test — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 examination of sb s knowledge/ability ADJECTIVE ▪ demanding, difficult, gruelling/grueling ▪ easy, simple ▪ fair, good …   Collocations dictionary

  • Breathalyzer™ — noun Breathalyzer™ is used before these nouns: ↑test …   Collocations dictionary

  • Breathalyzer — [[t]bre̱θəlaɪzə(r)[/t]] Breathalyzers N COUNT A Breathalyzer is a bag or electronic device that the police use to test whether a driver has drunk too much alcohol. [TRADEMARK] (in BRIT, also use Breathalyser) …   English dictionary

  • breath test — test carried out by breath analyzer; breathalyzer test, test given by police to test a motorist s breath for alcohol and determine if he/she is intoxicated; diagnostic test wherein endogenous or exogenous substances are measured in samples of… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • breath test — See breathalyzer test …   Dictionary of automotive terms


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