Definition of Breathers

1. Noun. (plural of breather) ¹

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Definition of Breathers

1. breather [n] - See also: breather

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Breathers

breathe a sigh of relief
breathe down someone's neck
breathe easy
breathe in
breathe out
breathed in
breathed out
breathers (current term)
breathes in
breathes out
breathing apparatus

Literary usage of Breathers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Design in Nature: Illustrated by Spiral and Other Arrangements in the by James Bell Pettigrew (1908)
"Animals specially constructed as Air-breathers and Water-breathers, and for Land, Water, and Air Transit. It is all but certain from the geological record ..."

2. Motor Vehicle Engineering: Engines (for Automobiles, Trucks and Tractors) by Ethelbert Favary (1919)
"breathers Modern motors are usually provided with " breathers "through which ... Without breathers there would be air pressure in the crank chamber which ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1891)
"NOCTURNAL ENURESIS IN MOUTH-breathers. Schmalz was the first observer who showed a causal connection between mouth-breathing and enuresis. ..."

4. The Popular Science Monthly (1885)
"THE OLDEST AIR-breathers. WE alluded in the March number of the "Monthly," to the fossil scorpions recently discovered in the Upper Silurian formations of ..."

5. A Handbook of Health by Woods Hutchinson (1920)
"... -breathers Note how swollen the face is under the eyes and how tired and dull the whole expression. through your mouth. These swollen glands are called ..."

6. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1864)
"Air-breathers of the Coal Period: a Descriptive Account of the Remains of Land Animals found in the Coal Formation of Nova Scotia, with Remarks on their ..."

7. Evolution, Heredity and Eugenics by John Merle Coulter (1916)
"APPEARANCE OF AIR-breathers AND VERTEBRATES. Air-breathing animals probably did not appear till after plants had clothed the surface of the land. ..."

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