breather

Definitions of breather
  1. noun
    air passage provided by a retractable device containing intake and exhaust pipes; permits a submarine to stay submerged for extended periods of time
    synonyms: schnorchel, schnorkel, snorkel, snorkel breather
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    type of:
    air duct, air passage, airway
    a duct that provides ventilation (as in mines)
  2. noun
    a short respite
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