Associations to the word «Respiration»


RESPIRATION, noun. The process of inhaling and exhaling; breathing, breath.
RESPIRATION, noun. An act of breathing; a breath.
RESPIRATION, noun. Any similar process in an organism that lacks lungs that exchanges gases with its environment.
RESPIRATION, noun. The process by which cells obtain chemical energy by the consumption of oxygen and the release of carbon dioxide.

Dictionary definition

RESPIRATION, noun. The metabolic processes whereby certain organisms obtain energy from organic molecules; processes that take place in the cells and tissues during which energy is released and carbon dioxide is produced and absorbed by the blood to be transported to the lungs.
RESPIRATION, noun. A single complete act of breathing in and out; "thirty respirations per minute".
RESPIRATION, noun. The bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation.

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.