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Meanings of Breathlessly:

adverb

In a way that involves gasping for breath, typically due to exertion.

Usage examples:

Breathlessly, we run faster and faster

Breaths

breθ

Meanings of Breaths:

noun

The air taken into or expelled from the lungs.

Usage examples:

I was gasping for breath

Breathtaking

ˈbreθˌteɪ.kɪŋ

Meanings of Breathtaking:

adjective

Astonishing or awe-inspiring in quality, so as to take one's breath away.

Usage examples:

The scene was one of breathtaking beauty

Breathtakingly

ˈbreθˌteɪ.kɪŋ.li

Meanings of Breathtakingly:

adverb

In an astonishing or awe-inspiring way, so as to take one's breath away.

Usage examples:

The beach is endless and breathtakingly beautiful

Meanings of Breathy:

adjective

Producing or causing an audible sound of breathing, typically as a result of physical exertion or strong feelings.

Usage examples:

A breathy laugh

Meanings of Breccia:

noun

Rock consisting of angular fragments of stones cemented by finer calcareous material.

Usage examples:

Copious quantities of breccia

Brecciate

ˈbrɛtʃɪeɪt

Meanings of Brecciate:

verb

Cause (rock) to break down into angular fragments.

Usage examples:

Many deep-water limestones have been brecciated and then recemented

Meanings of Brecciated:

verb

Cause (rock) to break down into angular fragments.

Usage examples:

Many deep-water limestones have been brecciated and then recemented

Meanings of Brecciation:

noun

The process of breaking down rock into angular fragments.

Usage examples:

Hydraulic fracturing gave rise to brecciation of the banded rocks

Brechtian

ˈbrɛxtɪən

Meanings of Brechtian:

adjective

Relating to or characteristic of the german playwright, producer, and poet bertolt brecht or his work.

Usage examples:

A masterpiece of brechtian alienation

Bred

bred

Meanings of Bred:

adjective

Past and past participle of breed.

verb

(of animals) mate and then produce offspring.

Usage examples:

Toads are said to return to the pond of their birth to breed

Breech

briːtʃ

Meanings of Breech:

noun

The part of a cannon behind the bore.

Usage examples:

The british reloaded their weapons, filling the breech with powder and using their rods to push in …
adjective

Relating to or denoting presentation of a fetus in which the buttocks, rump, or legs are nearest the cervix and emerge first at birth.

Usage examples:

Breech presentation occurs in up to 3 per cent of pregnancies at term
verb

Dress (a boy) in breeches after he had been in petticoats since birth.

Usage examples:

In those days it wasn't customary to breech a boy until he was about four

Breechblock

ˈbriːtʃblɒk

Meanings of Breechblock:

noun

A metal block which closes the aperture at the back part of a rifle or gun barrel.

Usage examples:

In addition to new breechblocks and hammers, the older extractor was replaced with a newer design.

Breechcloth

ˈbriːtʃklaʊt

Meanings of Breechcloth:

noun

Another term for loincloth.

Meanings of Breechcloths:

noun

Another term for loincloth.

Meanings of Breechclout:

noun

Another term for loincloth.

Breeched

briːtʃ

Meanings of Breeched:

verb

Dress (a boy) in breeches after he had been in petticoats since birth.

Usage examples:

In those days it wasn't customary to breech a boy until he was about four
noun

The part of a cannon behind the bore.

Usage examples:

The british reloaded their weapons, filling the breech with powder and using their rods to push in …
adjective

Relating to or denoting presentation of a fetus in which the buttocks, rump, or legs are nearest the cervix and emerge first at birth.

Usage examples:

Breech presentation occurs in up to 3 per cent of pregnancies at term

Breeches

ˈbrɪtʃ.ɪz

Meanings of Breeches:

verb

The part of a cannon behind the bore.

plural noun

Short trousers fastened just below the knee, now chiefly worn for riding or as part of ceremonial dress.

Usage examples:

A pair of buckskin breeches

Breeching

briːtʃ

Meanings of Breeching:

noun

A strong leather strap passing round the hindquarters of a horse harnessed to a vehicle and enabling the horse to push backwards.

Usage examples:

A cart has no brakes, so the horse is fitted with breechings around the hind legs to allow him to s…
verb

Dress (a boy) in breeches after he had been in petticoats since birth.

Usage examples:

In those days it wasn't customary to breech a boy until he was about four

Breed

briːd

Meanings of Breed:

verb

(of animals) mate and then produce offspring.

Usage examples:

Toads are said to return to the pond of their birth to breed
noun

A stock of animals or plants within a species having a distinctive appearance and typically having been developed by deliberate selection.

Usage examples:

The big continental breeds are eagerly being imported by british farmers

Meanings of Breeder:

noun

A person who breeds animals or plants.

Usage examples:

A dog breeder

Breeders

ˈbriːdə

Meanings of Breeders:

noun

A person who breeds animals or plants.

Usage examples:

A dog breeder

Meanings of Breeding:

noun

The mating and production of offspring by animals.

Usage examples:

The flooding of the rivers is a trigger for breeding to start
verb

(of animals) mate and then produce offspring.

Usage examples:

Toads are said to return to the pond of their birth to breed

Breeding-ground

ˈbriː.dɪŋ ˌɡraʊnd

Meanings of Breeding-ground:

noun

A place or condition that produces or causes a lot of something, esp. something bad

Usage examples:

Poverty is a breeding ground for crime.

Meanings of Breeds:

verb

(of animals) mate and then produce offspring.

Usage examples:

Toads are said to return to the pond of their birth to breed
noun

A stock of animals or plants within a species having a distinctive appearance and typically having been developed by deliberate selection.

Usage examples:

The big continental breeds are eagerly being imported by british farmers

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