HyperDic: breather

English > 2 senses of the word breather:
NOUNtimebreather, breath, breathing place, breathing space, breathing spell, breathing timea short respite
artifactbreather, snorkel, schnorkel, schnorchel, snorkel breatherair passage provided by a retractable device containing intake and exhaust pipes
breather > pronunciation
Soundsbriy'dher
Rhymesaltogether ... zither: 43 rhymes with dher...
English > breather: 2 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningA short respite.
Synonymsbreath, breathing place, breathing space, breathing spell, breathing time
Broaderrespite, rest, relief, rest periodA pause for relaxation
Spanishrespirador, respiro
Catalanrespirador, respir
Verbsbreathetake a short break from one's activities in order to relax
English > breather: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningair passage provided by a retractable device containing intake and exhaust pipes; permits a submarine to stay submerged for extended periods of time.
Synonymssnorkel, schnorkel, schnorchel, snorkel breather
Part ofsubmarine, pigboat, sub, U-boatA submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes
Broaderair passage, air duct, airwayA duct that provides ventilation (as in mines)
Spanishschnorchel, tubo snorkel
Catalanschnorchel
Verbsbreathedraw air into, and expel out of, the lungs

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