Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun breather

2 senses of breather

Sense 1
breath, breather, breathing place, breathing space, breathing spell, breathing time -- (a short respite)
       => respite, rest, relief, rest period -- (a pause for relaxation; "people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests")

Sense 2
snorkel, schnorkel, schnorchel, snorkel breather, breather -- (air passage provided by a retractable device containing intake and exhaust pipes; permits a submarine to stay submerged for extended periods of time)
       => air passage, air duct, airway -- (a duct that provides ventilation (as in mines))

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