Synonyms and Antonyms for iron-lung

1. iron lung (n.)

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

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2. lung-power (n.)

the ability to speak loudly

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3. Aqua-Lung (n.)

a device (trade name Aqua-Lung) that lets divers breathe under water; scuba is an acronym for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus

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4. lung (n.)

either of two saclike respiratory organs in the chest of vertebrates; serves to remove carbon dioxide and provide oxygen to the blood

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5. iron (n.)

a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood

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6. iron (v.)

press and smooth with a heated iron

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8. iron (adj.)

extremely robust

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9. iron (n.)

implement used to brand live stock

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10. iron (n.)

home appliance consisting of a flat metal base that is heated and used to smooth cloth

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