Meaning of RESPIRATION in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌrespəˈreɪʃən ]

n. 1 a the act or an instance of breathing. b a single inspiration or expiration; a breath. 2 Biol. in living organisms, the process involving the release of energy and carbon dioxide from the oxidation of complex organic substances. [ME f. F respiration or L respiratio (as RESPIRE)]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.