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breather

(brē′thər)
n.
1. One that breathes, especially in a specified manner: a shallow breather.
2. A small vent allowing the passage of gas or liquid to or from an enclosed area.

breather

(1) A breathing person.
(2) A break from a routine—i.e., to allow one to catch one’s breath
(3) That which causes one to lose one’s breath, as violent exercise.
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