Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To breathe again.

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  • verb To breath in air that has been exhaled

Etymologies

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re- +‎ breathe

Examples

  • Or, babies can "rebreathe" their own carbon dioxide, potentially causing SIDS.

    Safe sleep tips for babies

  • Or, babies can "rebreathe" their own carbon dioxide, potentially causing SIDS.

    Safe sleep tips for babies

  • If a baby gets his face against a bumper, he could rebreathe exhaled carbon dioxide instead of fresh air.

    Bare cribs are bumper-less

  • Soft materials can suffocate small babies, who may press their nose up against them and possibly rebreathe exhaled carbon dioxide.

    What are sleep positioners for?

  • Soft materials can suffocate small babies, who may press their nose up against them and possibly rebreathe exhaled carbon dioxide.

    What are sleep positioners for?

  • 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.

    Hygienic Physiology : with Special Reference to the Use of Alcoholic Drinks and Narcotics

  • 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.

    A Mind That Found Itself An Autobiography

  • 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.

    A Mind That Found Itself

  • 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 ..

    Boot Skootin’ Snot Boogerin’ Nobody’s Sleepin’ Boogie | Her Bad Mother

  • “If a baby gets his face against a bumper, he could rebreathe exhaled carbon dioxide instead of fresh air.

    Bare cribs are bumper-less

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