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  1. breather

    • IPA[ˈbrēT͟Hər]

    美式

    • n.
      a brief pause for rest;a vent or valve to release pressure or to allow air to move freely around something
    • noun: breather, plural noun: breathers

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. informal a brief pause for rest the director is taking a breather from his furious schedule
    • 2. a vent or valve to release pressure or to allow air to move freely around something a cask breather a breather pipe
    • 3. a person or animal that breathes in a particular way, or breathes a particular substance a heavy breather reptiles are lung-breathers