Definition of Breathing. Meaning of Breathing. Synonyms of Breathing

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Definition of Breathing

Breathing
Breathing Breath"ing, n. 1. Respiration; the act of inhaling and exhaling air. Subject to a difficulty of breathing. --Melmoth. 2. Air in gentle motion. 3. Any gentle influence or operation; inspiration; as, the breathings of the Spirit. 4. Aspiration; secret prayer. ``Earnest desires and breathings after that blessed state.' --Tillotson. 5. Exercising; promotion of respiration. Here is a lady that wants breathing too; And I have heard, you knights of Tyre Are excellent in making ladies trip. --Shak. 6. Utterance; communication or publicity by words. I am sorry to give breathing to my purpose. --Shak. 7. Breathing place; vent. --Dryden. 8. Stop; pause; delay. You shake the head at so long a breathing. --Shak. 9. 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.
Breathing
Breathe Breathe (br[=e][th]), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Breathed; p. pr. & vb. n. Breathing.] [From Breath.] 1. To respire; to inhale and exhale air; hence;, to live. ``I am in health, I breathe.' --Shak. Breathes there a man with soul so dead? --Sir W. Scott. 2. To take breath; to rest from action. Well! breathe awhile, and then to it again! --Shak. 3. To pass like breath; noiselessly or gently; to exhale; to emanate; to blow gently. The air breathes upon us here most sweetly. --Shak. There breathes a living fragrance from the shore. --Byron.

Meaning of Breathing from wikipedia

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- Breathing In, Breathing Out is a performance piece by Marina Abramović and Ulay. It was performed twice, in Belgrade (1977) and Amsterdam (1978). For...
- No Breathing (Korean: 노브레싱; RR: Nobeureshing) is a 2013 South Korean sports film set in the world of competitive swimming, starring Seo In-guk, Lee Jong-suk...
- Fire breathing is the act of making a plume or stream of fire by creating a precise mist of fuel from the mouth over an open flame. Regardless of the...
- Liquid breathing is a form of respiration in which a normally air-breathing organism breathes an oxygen-rich liquid (such as a perfluorocarbon), rather...
- Diaphragmatic breathing, abdominal breathing or deep breathing, is breathing that is done by contracting the diaphragm, a muscle located horizontally between...
- Kussmaul breathing is a deep and labored breathing pattern often ****ociated with severe metabolic acidosis, particularly diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) but...
- The Books of Breathing (Arabic: كتاب التنفس, romanized: Kitab al-Tanafus) are several late ancient Egyptian funerary texts, intended to enable deceased...
- The American Thoracic Society defines it as "a subjective experience of breathing discomfort that consists of qualitatively distinct sensations that vary...
- breathing is a technique used by players of some wind instruments to produce a continuous tone without interruption. It is accomplished by breathing in...