Word:   
Rhymes   Lyrics and poems   Near rhymes   Synonyms / Related   Phrases   Example sentences   Descriptive words   [Definitions]   Similar sound  

Definitions of respiration:
  • noun:   the metabolic processes whereby certain organisms obtain energy from organic moelcules; processes that take place in the cells and tissues during which energy is released and carbon dioxide is produced and absorbed by the blood to be transported to the lungs
  • noun:   a single complete act of breathing in and out
    Example: "Thirty respirations per minute"
  • noun:   the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation

Related words...
(New!) Usage examples...
Descriptive words...

Search for respiration at other dictionaries: OneLook, Oxford, American Heritage, Merriam-Webster, Wikipedia

See respiration used in context: 6 poetry verses, 1 definition

Help  Advanced  Feedback  Android  iPhone/iPad  API  Blog  Privacy

Copyright © 2018 Datamuse