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Definition of Breath


  1. The air inhaled and exhaled in respiration; air which, in the process of respiration, has parted with oxygen and has received carbonic acid, aqueous vapor, warmth, etc.
  2. The act of breathing naturally or freely; the power or capacity to breathe freely; as, I am out of breath.
  3. The power of respiration, and hence, life.
  4. Time to breathe; respite; pause.
  5. A single respiration, or the time of making it; a single act; an instant.
  6. Fig.: That which gives or strengthens life.
  7. A single word; the slightest effort; a trifle.
  8. A very slight breeze; air in gentle motion.
  9. Fragrance; exhalation; odor; perfume.
  10. Gentle exercise, causing a quicker respiration.
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Breath Translations

breath in Dutch is adem
breath in French is souffle, souffle, haleine
breath in German is Atem {m}, Atemzug {m}, Atem {m}, atem
breath in Italian is lena, alito, etere
breath in Latin is spiritus
breath in Spanish is aliento