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- v. To breath in air that has been exhaled
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To breathe again.
Or, babies can "rebreathe" their own carbon dioxide, potentially causing SIDS.
If a baby gets his face against a bumper, he could rebreathe exhaled carbon dioxide instead of fresh air.
Soft materials can suffocate small babies, who may press their nose up against them and possibly rebreathe exhaled carbon dioxide.
In our churches, the foul air left by the congregation on Sunday is shut up during the week, and heated for the next Lord's day, when the people assemble to rebreathe the polluted atmosphere.
Here (as well, indeed, as in other parts of the ward) for a period of three weeks I was again forced to breathe and rebreathe air so vitiated that even when I occupied a larger room in the same ward, doctors and attendants seldom entered without remarking its quality.
We’ve always slept with one, and the kids do too – it covers all the small potentially waking noises while cleaning the air (that you breathe & rebreathe all night long) – I’ve read that allergies from dust mites are a trigger in night waking. kblogger´s last blog ..
“If a baby gets his face against a bumper, he could rebreathe exhaled carbon dioxide instead of fresh air.
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