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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Fit for breathing: respirable air.
  • adj. Capable of undergoing respiration: respirable organisms.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. breathable
  • adj. capable of respiration

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Suitable for being breathed; adapted for respiration.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • That can respire.
  • Capable of or fit for being respired or breathed: as, respirable air.

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