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English noun: breather

1. breather (time) a short respite


Synonymsbreath, breathing place, breathing space, breathing spell, breathing time


Broader (hypernym)relief, respite, rest, rest period

2. breather (artifact) air passage provided by a retractable device containing intake and exhaust pipes; permits a submarine to stay submerged for extended periods of time


Synonymsschnorchel, schnorkel, snorkel, snorkel breather


Broader (hypernym)air duct, air passage, airway


Part meronympigboat, sub, submarine, U-boat









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