Associations to the word «Breathing»


BREATHING, verb. Present participle of breathe
BREATHING, noun. The act of respiration; a single instance of this.
BREATHING, noun. A diacritical mark indicating aspiration or lack thereof.
BREATHING, noun. (archaic) Time to recover one's breath; hence, a delay, a spell of time.
BREATHING, noun. Any gentle influence or operation; inspiration.
BREATHING, noun. Aspiration; secret prayer.
BREATHING GAS, noun. A mixture of gases used for respiration in breathing equipment, typically in scuba diving
BREATHING IN, verb. Present participle of breathe in
BREATHING OUT, verb. Present participle of breathe out
BREATHING ROOM, noun. Alternative form of breathing space
BREATHING SPACE, noun. Sufficient space or a span of time in which to recover one's breath.
BREATHING SPACE, noun. A rest, pause, or respite.
BREATHING SPACE, noun. Enough distance so that one can feel unfettered.
BREATHING SPACES, noun. Plural of breathing space
BREATHING SPELL, noun. An opportunity to rest or give thought to a situation; a short respite.

Dictionary definition

BREATHING, noun. The bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation.
BREATHING, 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".

Wise words

Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
Friedrich Nietzsche