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breathe Idioms & Phrases


abdominal breathing

  • noun breathing in which most of the respiratory effort is done by the abdominal muscles
    • abdominal breathing is practiced by singers
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air-breathing

  • adjective deriving oxygen from the air
    • he studied respiration in marine air-breathing vertebrates
    • large air-breathing ichthyosaurs had hydrofoils
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breathe in

  • verb draw in (air)
    inhale; inspire.
    • Inhale deeply
    • inhale the fresh mountain air
    • The patient has trouble inspiring
    • The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well
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breathe out

  • verb expel air
    exhale; expire.
    • Exhale when you lift the weight
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breathing apparatus

  • noun a device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure
    ventilator; breathing device; breathing apparatus.
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breathing device

  • noun a device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure
    ventilator; breathing device; breathing apparatus.
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breathing in

  • noun the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing
    aspiration; intake; inhalation; inspiration.
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breathing machine

  • noun a device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure
    ventilator; breathing device; breathing apparatus.
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breathing out

  • noun the act of expelling air from the lungs
    exhalation; expiration.
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breathing place

  • noun a short respite
    breathing place; breathing space; breather; breath; breathing spell.
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breathing room

  • noun sufficient room for easy breathing or movement
    breathing room.
    • moved to the country to find breathing room
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breathing space

  • noun a short respite
    breathing place; breathing space; breather; breath; breathing spell.
  • noun sufficient room for easy breathing or movement
    breathing room.
    • moved to the country to find breathing room
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breathing spell

  • noun a short respite
    breathing place; breathing space; breather; breath; breathing spell.
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breathing time

  • noun a short respite
    breathing place; breathing space; breather; breath; breathing spell.
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long-breathed

Long"-breathed` adjective
Definitions
  1. Having the power of retaining the breath for a long time; long-winded.
Webster 1913

periodic breathing

  • noun abnormal respiration in which periods of shallow and deep breathing alternate
    Cheyne-Stokes respiration.
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Rough breathing

  • (spiritus asper) See 2d Asper, n.
Webster 1913

short-breathed

Short"-breathed` adjective
Definitions
  1. Having short-breath, or quick respiration.
  2. Having short life.
Webster 1913

Smooth breathing

  • (spiritus lenis), a mark (') indicating the absence of the sound of h, as in 'ie`nai (ienai).
Webster 1913

sweet-breathed

  • adjective satellite having breath or breath as specified
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To breathe a vein

  • to open a vein; to let blood.
Webster 1913

To breathe again

  • to take breath; to feel a sense of relief, as from danger, responsibility, or press of business.
Webster 1913

To breathe one's last

  • to die; to expire.
  • to die.
Webster 1913

Tubular breathing

  • (Med.), a variety of respiratory sound, heard on auscultation over the lungs in certain cases of disease, resembling that produced by the air passing through the trachea.
Webster 1913

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