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Breathing Definition

(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Breathe

(n.) Respiration; the act of inhaling and exhaling air.

(n.) Air in gentle motion.

(n.) Any gentle influence or operation; inspiration; as, the breathings of the Spirit.

(n.) Aspiration; secret prayer.

(n.) Exercising; promotion of respiration.

(n.) Utterance; communication or publicity by words.

(n.) Breathing place; vent.

(n.) Stop; pause; delay.

(n.) 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.

(n.) A mark to indicate aspiration or its absence. See Rough breathing, Smooth breathing, below.