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Meaning of BREATHER

Pronunciation:  'breedhur

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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.

Thesaurus Terms
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