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breathing

breath·ing

breathing

 
pronunciation:
bri thIng
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition: inhaling and exhaling; living; alive.
a breathing animalThe calf is alive and breathing.
similar words:
alive, animate, living
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of respiring or inhaling and exhaling air; respiration.
similar words:
draft
definition 2: one breath, or the time it requires.