rebreathing re·breath·ing (rē-brē’ðĭng)
The partial or complete inhalation of previously exhaled gases.
[breyk] /breɪk/ verb (used with object), broke or (Archaic) brake; broken or (Archaic) broke; breaking. 1. to smash, split, or divide into parts violently; reduce to pieces or fragments: He broke a vase. 2. to infringe, ignore, or act contrary to (a law, rule, promise, etc.): She broke her promise. 3. to dissolve or annul […]
- Rebreathing anesthesia
rebreathing anesthesia n. An inhalation anesthesia technique in which a portion or all exhaled gases are inhaled after carbon dioxide has been removed by the anesthetic apparatus.
- Rebreathing technique
rebreathing technique n. Use of a breathing or anesthesia circuit in which exhaled air is afterwards inhaled either with or without absorption of CO2 from the exhaled air.
[ree-brawd-kast, -kahst] /riˈbrɔdˌkæst, -ˌkɑst/ verb (used with object), rebroadcast or rebroadcasted, rebroadcasting. 1. to again from the same station. 2. to relay (a radio or television program, speech, etc., received from another station). noun 3. a program that is rebroadcast. v. also re-broadcast, 1923, from re- + broadcast (v.). Related: Rebroadcasting.