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breaths, plural;
  1. An inhalation or exhalation of air from the lungs
    • - she drew in a quick breath
    • - take three deep breaths
  2. An exhalation of air by a person or animal that can be seen, smelled, or heard
    • - he sighed, his breath hanging like a cloud in the icy air
  3. The physiological process of taking air into the lungs and expelling it again, esp. the ability to breathe easily
    • - she paused for breath
  4. The air taken into or expelled from the lungs
    • - I was gasping for breath
  5. The power of breathing; life

  6. A brief moment; the time required for one act of respiration
    • - in Las Vegas, they marry you in a breath
  7. A slight movement of air
    • - the weather was balmy, not a breath of wind
  8. A sign, hint, or suggestion
    • - he avoided the slightest breath of scandal

  1. the process of taking in and expelling air during breathing; "he took a deep breath and dived into the pool"; "he was fighting to his last breath"
  2. the air that is inhaled and exhaled in respiration; "his sour breath offended her"
  3. a short respite
  4. hint: an indirect suggestion; "not a breath of scandal ever touched her"
  5. a slight movement of the air; "there wasn't a breath of air in the room"
  6. (breathing) the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation
  7. "Breathe (2 AM)" is a 2005 single from singer-songwriter Anna Nalick. The single was re-released in 2006 and charted at #45 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #4 on the Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks in the United States, as well as #79 on the Australian singles charts. ...
  8. Breath (Nefes: Vatan Sağolsun / literally Breath: Long Live the Homeland) is an award-winning 2009 Turkish drama film directed by Levent Semerci. ...
  9. Breath is a Japanese popular music duo. Its members are Kanatsuki Takuya and Kikuchi Kazuhito. After the release of their best album in October 2005, they broke up.
  10. "Breath" is the second single and the third track from post-grunge band Breaking Benjamin's third album, Phobia. It was the band's fourth charted song on the U.S. Hot 100 overall, and the second from Phobia. ...
  11. Breath is the twentieth book and the eighth novel by Australian novelist Tim Winton. His first novel in seven years, it was published in 2008, in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Canada, the Netherlands and Germany.
  12. "Breath" is a song by the American rock band Pearl Jam. Featuring lyrics written by vocalist Eddie Vedder and music written by guitarist Stone Gossard, "Breath" first appeared on the soundtrack to the 1992 film, Singles. ...
  13. The act or process of breathing; A single act of breathing in or out; Air expelled from the lungs; A rest or pause; a small amount of something, such as wind, or common sense
  14. (breathing) The act of respiration; a single instance of this; A diacritical mark indicating aspiration or lack thereof
  15. (breathing) allowing wine to come in contact with air to open and improve the flavors.  (see “aeration”)
  16. (breathing) mindfulness of in-and-out-breathing ānāpānasati  (q.v.) .
  17. (breathing) The movement of air into and out of the lungs.
  18. (breathing) Opening and closing of a mould to allow gas to escape early in the moulding cycle. Also known as degassing.
  19. (BREATHING) Allowing a wine to mix with the air. Aeration occurs by pouring the wine into a larger container, such as a decanter or large wineglass. Breathing can be beneficial for many red wines and also for some young white wines. ...
  20. (Breathing) When wine is decanted, allowing it to react with air.
  21. (breathing) the intentional exposure of wine to air for a period of time before drinking it, in the belief that it will become softer, and more mellow. Opening the bottle without pouring or decanting, however, has no effect, and is simply a pretentious habit.
  22. (BREATHING) This is what a wine does if you exposed it to air. Sometimes, simply leaving it in your wine glass for a few moments will bring out the character of a wine. Sometimes, it is necessary to decant a wine. ...
  23. (Breathing (engine)) A term used to describe an engine's ability to fill its cylinders with air-fuel mixture and then discharge the burnt exhaust gases. In general, the more air-fuel mixture an engine burns the more power it produces.
  24. (Breathing) 1984. 2 accordion (accordion, tape). MS.