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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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Sarum Hydraulics has standardised on the safe-fill SFP filler breather allowing easy addition of the FRF basket, dipsticks and the SFW pressurised cap.
The transverse craniofacial dimensions were measured and compared in the following groups: predominantly nose breathers at age ranges 1 and 2, and predominantly mouth breathers at age ranges 1 and 2.
in diameter and is intended as a step up from the Button Breather product.
With these breathers, approximately 95 percent of all humidity going into the equipment headspace can be removed.
ISOCLEAN(TM) Solutions Desiccant Breathers reduce airborne particulate and water contamination, which are leading causes of lubricant related equipment failure.
Installation of these breathers has been made quick and simple, with a direct connection to an existing breather or vent pipe.
The event will unite local artists of all mediums and specialties including painters, musicians, dance troupes, fashion designers, stilt walkers, fire breathers, and contortionists, to offer area culture-seekers an enlightened night of music, fashion, art and dance to benefit Young Audiences of Greater Cleveland.
All will become friendly companions as you pause for breathers.
Brownell transformer breathers avoid the problem of oil in a conservator tank thickening and deteriorating when the air space above it expands and contracts with climatic variations.