[n] the process of taking in and expelling air during breathing; "he took a deep breath and dived into the pool"; "he was fighting to his last breath"
[n] an indirect suggestion; "not a breath of scandal ever touched her"
[n] a slight movement of the air; "there wasn't a breath of air in the room"
[n] the air that is inhaled and exhaled in respiration; "his sour breath offended her"
[n] a short respite
[v] absorb air and reach optimal flavor, of wine; "This rare Bordeaux must be allowed to breathe for at least 2 hours"