Meaning of RESPIRATION in English
noun interval; intermission.
2. respiration ·noun relief from toil or suffering: rest.
3. respiration ·noun the act of respiring or breathing again, or catching one's breath.
4. respiration ·noun the act of resping or breathing; the act of taking in and giving out air; the aggregate of those processes bu which oxygen is introduced into the system, and carbon dioxide, or carbonic acid, removed.
Webster English vocab. Английский словарь Webster. 2012