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Engelsk navneord: breath

1. breath (om handling) the process of taking in and expelling air during breathing


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe took a deep breath and dived into the pool.
He was fighting to his last breath.


Mindre specifikke termeractivity, bodily function, bodily process, body process


Mere specifikke termeraspiration, breathing in, breathing out, exhalation, expiration, inhalation, inspiration, intake

2. breath (om masse el. substans) the air that is inhaled and exhaled in respiration


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis sour breath offended her.


Mindre specifikke termerair


Mere specifikke termerexhalation, halitus

3. breath (om tid) a short respite


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)breather, breathing place, breathing space, breathing spell, breathing time


Mindre specifikke termerrelief, respite, rest, rest period

4. breath (om kommunikation) an indirect suggestion


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningNot a breath of scandal ever touched her.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)hint, intimation


Mindre specifikke termerproffer, proposition, suggestion

5. breath (om fænomen) a slight movement of the air


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere wasn't a breath of air in the room.


Mindre specifikke termerair, breeze, gentle wind, zephyr









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