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Synonyms for respiration
ˌrɛs pəˈreɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. respiration, internal respiration, cellular respiration(noun)

    the metabolic processes whereby certain organisms obtain energy from organic molecules; 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

    Synonyms:
    external respiration, ventilation, cellular respiration, breathing, internal respiration

  2. respiration(noun)

    a single complete act of breathing in and out

    "thirty respirations per minute"

    Synonyms:
    external respiration, ventilation, cellular respiration, breathing, internal respiration

  3. breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation(noun)

    the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation

    Synonyms:
    ventilation, internal respiration, ventilating system, ventilation system, airing, external respiration, public discussion, cellular respiration, breathing

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. respiration(n.)

    Synonyms:
    breathing

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    breathing, breath, respiratory, breathe

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#10709ventilation
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How to use respiration in a sentence?

  1. Andrew Bonar Law:

    Perpetual inspiration is as necessary to the life of goodness, holiness and happiness as perpetual respiration is necessary to animal life.

  2. Roger McClellan:

    EPA is trying to extrapolate adult clinical test results involving ozone to populations with asthma, and younger populations, i don’t think there is wide agreement today that ozone causes asthma, though it does trigger asthmatic attacks. We have to be mindful that the respiration in these tests is probably greater than on most playgrounds.

  3. Olaf Biedermann:

    The Active Wellness seat is Faurecia's vision on the next level of personalized comfort, what we basically do is to monitor respiration rate and heart rate in the seat, and we derive stress and energy level from that. Then, having this kind of wellness being information, we now can offer a closed-loop comfort system; so in case you are stressed you get a relaxation massage, in case you have low energy levels you get a very energizing massage.


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