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Meaning of BREATHER

Pronunciation:  'breedhur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  air passage provided by a retractable device containing intake and exhaust pipes; permits a submarine to stay submerged for extended periods of time
  2. [n]  a short respite
 

BREATHER is a 8 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: breath, breathing place, breathing space, breathing spell, breathing time, schnorchel, schnorkel, snorkel, snorkel breather
 
 See Also: air duct, air passage, airway, pigboat, relief, respite, rest, rest period, sub, submarine, U-boat

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Breath"er\, n.
1. One who breathes. Hence:
   (a) One who lives.
   (b) One who utters.
   (c) One who animates or inspires.

2. That which puts one out of breath, as violent exercise.
   [Colloq.]

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: athletics, blow, break, breath, breathing place, breathing space, breathing spell, breathing time, calisthenics, cigarette break, cocktail hour, coffee break, constitutional, daily dozen, downtime, drill, enforced respite, exercise, exercising, gymnastic exercises, gymnastics, halt, happy hour, interlude, intermission, isometrics, letup, lull, pause, physical education, physical jerks, practice, recess, respite, rest, setting-up exercises, spell, stay, stretch, surcease, suspension, tea break, ten, time out, workout, yoga
 

 

 

 

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