from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Breathing room.
- n. A breathing spell.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Sufficient space or a span of time in which to recover one's breath.
- n. A rest, pause, or respite.
- n. Enough distance so that one can feel unfettered.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a short respite
- n. sufficient room for easy breathing or movement
breathing + space (Wiktionary)