Breather

Breath"er

(), n. 1. One who breathes. Hence: (a) One who lives. (b) One who utters. (c) One who animates or inspires.
[1913 Webster]

2. That which puts one out of breath, as violent exercise. [Colloq.]
[1913 Webster]

3. a pause to catch one's breath, or for some other form of rest or refreshment; -- often used in the phrase to take a breather, i.e. to pause for refreshment. [Colloq.]
[PJC]

4. a vent in a container to allow equalization of internal and external pressure.
[PJC]

5. an air intake pipe to provide air to machinery or people submerged or otherwise sealed off from the outside.
[PJC]

 

New - Add Dictionary Search to Your Site

You can add a free dictionary search box to your own web site by copying and pasting the following HTML into one of your web pages:

<form action="http://www.freedict.co.uk/search.php" method="post">
 <p style="text-align: center; font-family: sans-serif;">
  <a style="font-weight: bold;" href="http://www.freedict.co.uk/"
     title="FreeDict free online dictionary">FreeDict</a>
  <input type="text" name="word" size="20" value="" />
  <input type="submit" name="submit" value="Search Dictionary" />
 </p>
</form>

 

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Thu 13th December 2018