Usage examples for respiration

  1. You will observe that the good air has done nothing to the lime- water; in the other case nothing has come to the lime- water but my respiration and you see the difference in the two cases. – The Chemical History Of A Candle by Michael Faraday
  2. Instead of turning pale, the color deepened on her cheeks, as the periagua came dancing along, under the lee of the cruiser; and if her respiration became quicker than usual, it was scarcely produced by the agitation of alarm. – The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas by James Fenimore Cooper
  3. Breathing is as important in piano playing as in all physical exertion, and more so when we speak of pieces that entail the use of great muscular force; for this causes a quickening in the action of the heart; respiration naturally keeps step with it, and the result is often a forcible breathing through the mouth. – Piano Playing With Piano Questions Answered by Josef Hofmann
  4. In most animal cells it is perfectly clear that luminescence does not accompany respiration since respiration is a continuous process, whereas light is only produced on stimulation. – The Nature of Animal Light by E. Newton Harvey
  5. Here was a long- drawn respiration – A Hero of Romance by Richard Marsh
  6. There Rrisa paused, listening to the slow respiration of the White Sheik with whom he had shared the inviolable salt, to whom he owed life itself. – The Flying Legion by George Allan England
  7. When the cervical cord is compressed all four limbs are paralysed, and from interference with respiration the condition is fatal within a few days. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  8. At last respiration ceases altogether and the frog dies. – On Snake-Poison: its Action and its Antidote by A. Mueller
  9. It was so pale, the small eyes had closed themselves, and it drew its breath so softly, now and then, with a deep respiration as if it sighed; and the mother looked still more sorrowfully on the little creature. – Andersen's Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen
  10. 3. Some of the most striking cases of adaptation, such as the organs of respiration and circulation in terrestrial Vertebrates, and the asymmetry of Flat- fishes, are developed in the individual by a metamorphosis which is generally regarded as a recapitulation of the ancestral evolution. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  11. For several minutes did Mrs. Markland sit upon the bedside, listening, with an oppressed feeling, to the now calm respiration of her child. – The Good Time Coming by T. S. Arthur
  12. The lips are always half open, the appearance is sleepy- looking, the respiration is difficult. – Mentally Defective Children by Alfred Binet Théodore Simon
  13. The men were digging at the barrier of earth with feverish energy, and each instant respiration became more difficult. – Down the Slope by James Otis
  14. Henry, too, black of skin, warm of heart; who waited in the outer court, and seemed to allow himself full and free respiration only when the girl was pronounced out of danger. – Madeline Payne, the Detective's Daughter by Lawrence L. Lynch
  15. Nevertheless, our respiration was in no way interfered with, we experienced no illness, and our situation seemed to us extremely agreeable. – Wonderful Balloon Ascents or, the Conquest of the Skies by Fulgence Marion
  16. They released him from it, and he lay against the cushions with short painful respiration and frequent cough. – The Caged Lion by Charlotte M. Yonge
  17. At the close, he gives us his vision of the universe: They heard the divers parts of the Infinite forming a living melody; and, at each pause, when the accord made itself felt like a huge respiration the worlds, drawn by this unanimous movement, inclined themselves towards the immense being who, from his impenetrable centre, sent everything forth and brought it back to himself. – Balzac by Frederick Lawton
  18. When you have a pulmotor around you won't have to resort to the artificial respiration drill described in your Handbook. – The Boy Scout Fire Fighters by Irving Crump
  19. If there is enough vitality in that dying body to react to the poisonous stimulant by a temporary increase of vital activity, then that same amount of vitality will keep the heart beating and the respiration going a little longer at the slower pace. – Nature Cure by Henry Lindlahr
  20. Air, I should suppose, must be excluded from the stomach, unless the parent have the power of swallowing air voluntarily, for the emergency; but perhaps a cold- blooded animal like a reptile, with a sluggish circulation and respiration might do with very much less fresh air than a mammal under similar conditions. – The Romance of Natural History, Second Series by Philip Henry Gosse