respire

(Green plants as organisms) to engage in respiration - the energy-producing process inside living cells

Respire

• (v. i.) To take breath again; hence, to take rest or refreshment. • (v. t.) To breathe in and out; to inspire and expire,, as air; to breathe. • (v. t.) To breathe out; to exhale. • (v. i.) To breathe; to inhale air into the lungs, and exhale it from them, successively, for the purpose of maintaining the vitality of the blood....
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respire

1. <physiology> To breathe in and out; to inspire and expire, as air; to breathe successively, for the purpose of maintaining the vitality of the blood. ... 'A native of the land where I respire The clear air for a while.' (Byron) ... 2. To breathe out; to exhale. ... Origin: L. Respirare, respiratum; pref. Re- re- + spirare to breathe: cf. F...
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Respire

Re·spire' intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Respired (-sp?rd'); present participle & vverbal noun Respiring .] [ Latin respirare , respiratum ; prefix re- re- + spirare to breathe: confer Frenc...
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Respire

Re·spire' transitive verb 1. To breathe in and out; to inspire and expire,, as air; to breathe. « A native of the land where I respire The clear air for a while.» Byron. 2. To breathe out; to exhale. [ R.] B. Jonson.
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respire

Type: Term Pronunciation: rĕ-spīr′ Definitions: 1. To breathe. 2. To consume oxygen and produce carbon dioxide by metabolism.
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respire

[v] - breathe easily again, as after exertion or anxiety 2. [v] - undergo the biomedial and metabolic processes of respiration by taking up oxygen and producing carbonmonoxide
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