breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilationadjective
the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation
breathing, eupneic, eupnoeicadjective
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"
The act of respiration; a single instance of this.
A diacritical mark indicating aspiration or lack thereof.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from breathe.
While to high heav’n his pious breathings turn’d,
Weeping he hop’d, and sacrificing mourn’d. Matthew Prior.
The warmth distends the chinks, and makes
New breathings, whence new nourishment she takes. Dryd.
respiration; the act of inhaling and exhaling air
air in gentle motion
any gentle influence or operation; inspiration; as, the breathings of the Spirit
aspiration; secret prayer
exercising; promotion of respiration
utterance; communication or publicity by words
breathing place; vent
stop; pause; delay
also, in a wider sense, the sound caused by the friction of the outgoing breath in the throat, mouth, etc., when the glottis is wide open; aspiration; the sound expressed by the letter h
a mark to indicate aspiration or its absence. See Rough breathing, Smooth breathing, below
Breathing is the process that moves air in and out of the lungs or oxygen through other breathing organs such as gills. Aerobic organisms of these types—such as birds, mammals, and reptiles—require oxygen to release energy via respiration, in the form of the metabolism of energy-rich molecules such as glucose. Breathing is only one process that delivers oxygen to where it is needed in the body and removes carbon dioxide. Another important process involves the movement of blood by the circulatory system. Gas exchange occurs in the pulmonary alveoli by passive diffusion of gases between the alveolar gas and the blood in lung capillaries. Once these dissolved gases are in the blood, the heart powers their flow around the body. The medical term for normal relaxed breathing is eupnea. In addition to removing carbon dioxide, breathing results in loss of water from the body. Exhaled air has a relative humidity of 100% because of water diffusing across the moist surface of breathing passages and alveoli.
Verb form of the word breathe.
Breathing is a natural part of the body of an animal and human being.Submitted by MaryC on March 20, 2020
The numerical value of breathing in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of breathing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Cystic fibrosis feels like having a plastic bag over your head and breathing through a straw, so a lot of patients who have transplants have to learn to breathe again because they aren’t used to taking in that much air.
I had difficulty breathing, and a sickening feeling grew in my belly -- about those killed, about what this would mean for our country and the world.
I started practicing the ABCs, and it's a bit of a teachable moment. So, the first thing you do is check the airway, that's the A. Are they breathing, that's the B, and then C is their circulation, is their blood flowing.
The government has got more breathing space to negotiate with the EU.
I can't think of a more emotional response that I've seen than a mother calling and saying her baby is not breathing and having to calm that mother down and give CPR instructions.
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