Definition of breathing
: either of the marks ʽ and ' used in writing Greek to indicate aspiration or its absence
Recent Examples of breathing from the Web
The Jersey Journal (http://bit.ly/2qJgAKF ) reports the university’s housing director found 54-year-old Jerome Hill face down on his bed wearing a breathing mask on May 17.
Those treated for breathing problems were released from the hospital that day.
And even after that, William needed a feeding tube, heart and breathing monitors and supplemental oxygen.
Opioid overdoses usually kill people by inhibiting respiration: breathing slows and starts to sound labored, then stops altogether.
Babies born with the condition could have trouble breathing or delays in muscle development, but, the parents are ready to handle all of that.
Still, Collins was risking more than an opportunity to put some breathing room between his team and the Brewers, the fourth-highest scoring team in the majors.
Both men shot were conscious and breathing when medics took them to an Aurora hospital, police said.
This probably isn't going to happen because the enemies to the north are literal ice zombies and the ones to the east are fire-breathing dragons, but hey, nobody ever got to sit on the Iron Throne without a little bit of self-delusion.
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