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Breath vs. Breadth

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  • Breath (noun)

    The breathing.

    "I could hear the breath of the runner behind me."

    "The child's breath came quickly and unevenly."

  • Breath (noun)

    A single act of breathing in or out.

    "I took a deep breath and started the test."

  • Breath (noun)

    Air expelled from the lungs.

    "I could feel the runner's breath on my shoulder."

  • Breath (noun)

    A rest or pause.

    "Let's stop for a breath when we get to the top of the hill."

  • Breath (noun)

    A small amount of something, such as wind, or common sense.

    "Even with all the windows open, there is hardly a breath of air in here."

    "If she had a breath of common sense, she would never have spoken to the man in the first place."

  • Breath (noun)

    Fragrance; exhalation; odor; perfume.

  • Breath (noun)

    Gentle exercise, causing a quicker respiration.

  • Breadth (noun)

    The extent or measure of how broad or wide something is.

  • Breadth (noun)

    A piece of fabric of standard width.

  • Breadth (noun)

    Scope or range, especially of knowledge or skill.

  • Breadth (noun)

    A style in painting in which details are strictly subordinated to the harmony of the whole composition.

  • Breadth (noun)

    The length of the longest vertices in a graph.

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Breath (noun)

    The air inhaled and exhaled in respiration; air which, in the process of respiration, has parted with oxygen and has received carbonic acid, aqueous vapor, warmth, etc.

  • Breath (noun)

    The act of breathing naturally or freely; the power or capacity to breathe freely; as, I am out of breath.

  • Breath (noun)

    The power of respiration, and hence, life.

  • Breath (noun)

    Time to breathe; respite; pause.

  • Breath (noun)

    A single respiration, or the time of making it; a single act; an instant.

  • Breath (noun)

    Fig.: That which gives or strengthens life.

  • Breath (noun)

    A single word; the slightest effort; a trifle.

  • Breath (noun)

    A very slight breeze; air in gentle motion.

  • Breath (noun)

    Fragrance; exhalation; odor; perfume.

  • Breath (noun)

    Gentle exercise, causing a quicker respiration.

  • Breadth (noun)

    Distance from side to side of any surface or thing; measure across, or at right angles to the length; width.

Webster Dictionary
  • Breath (noun)

    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"

  • Breath (noun)

    the air that is inhaled and exhaled in respiration;

    "his sour breath offended her"

  • Breath (noun)

    a short respite

  • Breath (noun)

    an indirect suggestion;

    "not a breath of scandal ever touched her"

  • Breath (noun)

    a slight movement of the air;

    "there wasn't a breath of air in the room"

  • Breadth (noun)

    an ability to understand a broad range of topics;

    "a teacher must have a breadth of knowledge of the subject"

  • Breadth (noun)

    the extent of something from side to side

Princeton's WordNet

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