Associations to the word «Breath»
BREATH, noun. (uncountable) The act or process of breathing.
BREATH, noun. (countable) A single act of breathing in or out.
BREATH, noun. (uncountable) Air expelled from the lungs.
BREATH, noun. (countable) A rest or pause.
BREATH, noun. A small amount of something, such as wind, or common sense.
BREATH, noun. (obsolete) Fragrance; exhalation; odor; perfume.
BREATH, noun. (obsolete) Gentle exercise, causing a quicker respiration.
BREATH OF FRESH AIR, noun. (idiomatic) Something relieving, refreshing, or new.
BREATH OF HEAVEN, noun. A small southern African shrub (Coleonema pulchellum) with small leathery leaves and white or pink flowers that is cultivated in California.
BREATH PLAY, noun. Alternative form of breathplay
BREATH TEST, noun. An official test to determine if someone has taken alcohol or drugs by testing a sample of their exhaled breath.
BREATH TESTS, noun. Plural of breath test
BREATH, noun. 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".
BREATH, noun. The air that is inhaled and exhaled in respiration; "his sour breath offended her".
BREATH, noun. A short respite.
BREATH, noun. An indirect suggestion; "not a breath of scandal ever touched her".
BREATH, noun. A slight movement of the air; "there wasn't a breath of air in the room".
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