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  1. present participle and gerund of respire

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respiring (usually uncountable, plural respirings)

  1. An act of respiration.
    • 2005, Auburn University, Southern humanities review, volume 39, number 3, page 140:
      I would walk through the rooms I rented and listen to the unhurried murmurs the town made, constant and rhythmic, as subtly troubled as the nighttime respirings of a light sleeper. There was never silence.

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