Translation of breathalyzer in Spanish:

breathalyzer

alcohómetro, n.

(breathalyser)

Pronunciation /ˈbrɛθəˌlaɪzər//ˈbrɛθəlʌɪzə/

noun

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  • 1

    (instrument)
    alcohómetro masculine
    alcoholímetro masculine
    before noun breathalyzer test alcohotest masculine
    • Rather like the roadside breathalyser used on drivers, the portable drug test yields results in a matter of minutes.
    • Still, the police insisted that the driver take a breathalyser test.
    • Police pulled him over and administered a breathalyser test, which he failed.
    • The police officer got out a breathalyser and told him he would have to blow into it.
    • The only common feature is that the same breathalyser machine was used to obtain breath samples.
    • If the bacterium is present, it is changed into a chemical that can be detected with a breathalyser.
  • 2informal

    (test)
    prueba del alcohol feminine
    to pass/fail the breathalyzer pasar/no pasar la prueba del alcohol