without breath or breathing with difficulty; gasping; panting:
We were breathless after the steep climb.
with the breath held, as in suspense, astonishment, fear, or the like:
breathless listeners of the mystery story.
causing loss of breath, as from excitement, anticipation, or tension:
a breathless ride.
motionless or still, as air without a breeze:
a breathless summer day.
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out of breath; gasping, etc
holding one’s breath or having it taken away by excitement, etc: a breathless confrontation
(esp of the atmosphere) motionless and stifling
(rare) lifeless; dead
the air inhaled and exhaled in respiration. respiration, especially as necessary to life. life; vitality. the ability to breathe easily and normally: She stopped to regain her breath. time to breathe; pause or respite: Give him a little breath. a single inhalation or respiration: He took a deep breath. the brief time required for a […]
thrillingly beautiful, remarkable, astonishing, exciting, or the like: a breathtaking performance. Contemporary Examples Inside Donatella’s World Rebecca Dana October 19, 2009 Wim Wenders Talks About His 3-D Pina Bausch Documentary Stephen Farber December 22, 2011 Bush Lite Lee Siegel November 29, 2009 More Bad News for Tribune Larry Kramer December 7, 2008 Historical Examples Impact […]
rock composed of angular fragments of older rocks melded together. Historical Examples A Manual of Elementary Geology Charles Lyell. Museum of Antiquity L. W. Yaggy How to Observe in Archaeology Various Geology James Geikie A Manual of the Antiquity of Man J. P. MacLean Roman Mosaics Hugh Macmillan Seeing Europe with Famous Authors, Vol VIII […]
Petrology. to form as breccia.