breathing

All Noun Verb
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  • They can even survive for a few hours outside of water, breathing air.
  • However, during her stay, she developed breathing problems and had to be put on life support.
  • Medical attention may be necessary if breathing continues to be difficult.
  • The rate of air breathing is higher in darkness, when the fish is more active.
  • It was dark inside, and only the sound of regular breathings could be heard. Cited from The Delight Makers, by Adolf Bandelier
  • One can also hold the breath for a few seconds between breathing in and out.
  • Animals have been observed spending more than an hour at or near the surface breathing.
  • Some letters and breathing marks which were only used for historical reasons were dropped.
  • Air is the most common and only natural breathing gas.
  • The primary reason this occurs is too much air is delivered during rescue breathing.
  • Checking on him later, she found he had turned blue and was no longer breathing.
  • He had serious breathing problems and could not leave his apartment.
  • It is very dependent on body position and breathing, and changes from hour to hour.
  • In many cases, the injured simply lay on the ground, many with breathing difficulties.
  • He would put on a sleight-of-hand magic show that included breathing fire.
  • Breathing during locomotion has been studied in three species, and they show different patterns.
  • After breathing life into the human forms, he left them with the spirits of good and evil and departed.
  • It has a breathing siphon at its rear end, giving it its name.
  • These are the earliest type of breathing set flow control.
  • Breathing will be made more difficult but will continue provided the other nerve is intact.
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Root form of breathing is breathe for the verb.

Words starting with breathing

Synonyms of breathing

Meaning of breathing

  • noun The bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation
  • verb Draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs
    I can breathe better when the air is clean, The patient is respiring
  • verb Be alive
    Every creature that breathes
  • verb Impart as if by breathing
    He breathed new life into the old house
  • verb Allow the passage of air through
    Our new synthetic fabric breathes and is perfect for summer wear
  • verb Utter or tell
    not breathe a word
  • verb Manifest or evince
    She breathes the Christian spirit
  • verb Reach full flavor by absorbing air and being let to stand after having been uncorked
    This rare Bordeaux must be allowed to breathe for at least 2 hours
  • adjective Passing or able to pass air in and out of the lungs normally; sometimes used in combination
    the boy was disappointed to find only skeletons instead of living breathing dinosaurs, the heavy-breathing person on the telephone