the kiss of life

Definition of the kiss of life

British

  1. :  a method of helping a person who is not breathing to start breathing again by blowing air into the person's mouth and lungs :  mouth-to-mouth resuscitation

Word by Word Definitions

kissplay
  1. :  to touch with the lips especially as a mark of affection or greeting

    :  to touch gently or lightly

    :  to salute or caress one another with the lips

  1. :  a caress with the lips

    :  a gentle touch or contact

    :  a small drop cookie made of meringue

lifeplay
  1. :  the quality that distinguishes a vital and functional being from a dead body

    :  a principle or force that is considered to underlie the distinctive quality of animate beings

    :  an organismic state characterized by capacity for metabolism (see metabolism 1), growth, reaction to stimuli, and reproduction

  1. :  of or relating to animate being

    :  lifelong

    :  using a living model


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