- Rhymes: -aɪəɹɪŋ
- 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.