English version

breathing

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbreathingbreath‧ing /ˈbriːðɪŋ/ ●○○ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 BREATHEthe process of breathing air in and out 🔊 His breathing was deep and regular. 🔊 When I picked up the phone, all I heard was heavy breathing (=loud breathing).
Examples from the Corpus
breathingBreathing became more difficult as we got higher up the mountain.Deep breathing is good for relaxing your mind and your body.When I picked up the phone all I heard was heavy breathing.She found she was sweating and her breathing had quickened.The disease in his lungs made breathing very painful.My chest is relaxing, my breathing is steady and light.She massaged her collarbone gingerly and tried to calm her ragged breathing.heavy breathingThey heard heavy breathing and a figure appeared round the corner, clothed in the grey garb of Godstowe Priory.The cabin was full of heavy breathing and the stink of our sweat.The rustling of bushes and the sounds of heavy breathing at the sandbar to the north deepened the stillness of dusk.I could hear Carl's heavy breathing coming from the bedroom.There was no sound except the heavy breathing around him; the whole world seemed asleep.The staff relaxed, until the building started expanding and contracting - an effect they described as akin to heavy breathing.The calls were filled with heavy breathing and dirty language.