Inhaler vs Inhaled - What's the difference?

inhaler | inhaled |


As a noun inhaler

is one who inhales.

As a verb inhaled is

(inhale).

inhaler

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who inhales.
  • * 1963 , Consumers Union of United States, Consumer reports (volume 28, page 277)
  • The exposure of the mouse lungs to smoke was, of course, relatively mild as compared with the exposure of the lungs of a human smoke-inhaler who gets true cancer.
  • (medicine) A device with a canister holding medicine (either in powder or gas form) which is sprayed and inhaled by the patient, often for treating asthma and other respiratory diseases.
  • Derived terms

    * metered-dose inhaler * dry powder inhaler

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    inhaled

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (inhale)
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    inhale

    English

    Verb

    (inhal)
  • To draw air into the lungs, through the nose or mouth by action of the diaphragm.
  • To draw air or any form of gas (either in a pure form, or mixed with small particles in form of aerosols/smoke -sometimes stemming from a medicament) into the lungs, through the nose or mouth by action of the diaphragm.
  • (figuratively) To eat very quickly.
  • The hungry child inhaled her meal.

    Synonyms

    * (draw air into the lungs) inbreathe, breathe in, inspire * inbreathe, breathe in, inspire

    Antonyms

    * (draw air into the lungs) outbreathe, breathe out, exhale, expire (archaic) * outbreathe, breathe out, exhale

    Derived terms

    * inhalation * French inhale

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