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BREATH, med. juris. The air expelled from the chest at each expiration.
     2. Breathing, though a usual sign of life, is not conclusive that a child was wholly born alive, as breathing may take place before the whole delivery of the mother is complete. 5 Carr. & Payn, 329; S. C. 24 E. C. L. R. 344. Vide Birth; Life; Infanticide.

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Breath holding time was measured in seconds from the time of holding breath after deep inspiration till the breaking point of the held breath by using a stop watch.
In addition, players' body movements while shooting, such as dashing or holding breath, will also influence destruction and accuracy.
South Birmingham Primary Care Trust and Breathe Easy will be holding breath tests at Morrisons supermarket, off Bristol Road South, until 3pm.