breath+of+air

  • 1 breath of air — a breath of (fresh) ˈair idiom clean air breathed in after being indoors or in a dirty atmosphere • We ll get a breath of fresh air at lunchtime. Main entry: ↑breathidiom …

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  • 2 (a) breath of air — a breath of air/wind/mainly literary phrase a very small movement of the air Thesaurus: air we breathehyponym Main entry: breath …

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  • 3 went out for a breath of air — came outside to breath some air, went outside to cool off or calm down, went outside to refresh himself …

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  • 4 a breath of air — a breath of (fresh) ˈair idiom clean air breathed in after being indoors or in a dirty atmosphere • We ll get a breath of fresh air at lunchtime. Main entry: ↑breathidiom …

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  • 5 breath — W2S3 [breθ] n [: Old English; Origin: brAth] 1.) a) [U] the air that you send out of your lungs when you breathe ▪ Leo could smell the wine on her breath. ▪ Let your breath out slowly. ▪ He s got bad breath (=breath that smells unpleasant) …

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  • 6 breath — [ breθ ] noun count or uncount *** the air that goes in and out of your body through your nose or mouth: He could feel her warm breath on his face. His breath smelled strongly of alcohol. a. the act of getting air into your lungs by breathing:… …

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  • 7 air-breath|ing — «AIR BREE thihng», adjective. 1. that takes in oxygen from the atmosphere to oxidize its fuel: »air breathing missiles. 2. that respirates or breathes air as a natural process: »air breathing insects …

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  • 8 air-breath|er — «AIR BREE thuhr», noun. a missile whose engine uses oxygen from the atmosphere to oxidize its fuel …

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  • 9 breath — /breT/ noun 1 AIR YOU BREATHE a) (U) the air that you take in and out of your lungs when you breathe: Paul smelt the cigarette smoke on her breath. | bad breath (=breath that smells unpleasant) b) the process of breathing in and out: Her breath… …

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  • 10 breath — [[t]bre̱θ[/t]] ♦♦♦ breaths 1) N VAR: oft poss N Your breath is the air that you let out through your mouth when you breathe. If someone has bad breath, their breath smells unpleasant. I could smell the whisky on his breath... Smoking causes bad… …

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  • 11 breath */*/*/ — UK [breθ] / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms breath : singular breath plural breaths Get it right: breath: Don t confuse breath (a noun) and breathe (a verb). Breath is pronounced /breθ/ and means the air that goes in and out of your… …

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  • 12 breath — Synonyms and related words: Aqua Lung, a breath, afterdamp, amaze, anima, anima humana, animating force, aroma, artificial respiration, aspiration, asthmatic wheeze, astonish, astound, atman, ba, bated breath, bathmism, beating heart, biological… …

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  • 13 air — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I n. atmosphere (See air); mien, bearing, appearance; tune, melody (See music). v. t. ventilate (See air); proclaim, broadcast (See publication). II Earth s atmosphere Nouns 1 …

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  • 14 breath — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. respiration, inhalation, exhalation; breeze. See life, wind. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Respiration] Syn. inhalation, exhalation, inspiration, expiration, breathing, gasp, sigh, pant, suspiration, wheeze …

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  • 15 air — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 gas/space ADJECTIVE ▪ hot, warm ▪ chill, cold, cool, crisp ▪ clean, clear …

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  • 16 Air embolism — Infobox Disease Name = Air embolism Caption = DiseasesDB = 313 ICD10 = ICD10|O|88|0|o|85, ICD10|T|79|0|t|79 ICD9 = ICD9|673.0, ICD9|999.1 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = emerg eMedicineTopic = 787 MeshID = D004618 An air embolism, or… …

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  • 17 air — I. n. 1. Atmosphere, atmospheric air, common air. 2. Gas, aeriform fluid. 3. Breeze, zephyr, gentle wind, breath of air, current of air. 4. Weather, open air, open atmosphere. 5. Appearance, aspect, mien, manner, look, cast, demeanor, conduct,… …

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  • 18 Breath of Fire: Dragon Quarter — North American box art Developer(s) Capcom Production Studio 3 Publisher(s) …

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  • 19 breath — ► NOUN 1) air taken into or expelled from the lungs. 2) an instance of breathing in or out. 3) a slight movement of air. 4) a sign, hint, or suggestion: he avoided the slightest breath of scandal. ● breath of fresh air Cf. ↑breath of fresh air …

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  • 20 breath — [breth] n. [ME breth < OE bræth, odor, exhalation < IE base * bher , well up > FERMENT, BARM, BROOD] 1. air taken into the lungs and then let out 2. the act of breathing; respiration 3. the power to breathe easily and naturally [to get… …

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