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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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(34) The breath volume for each test is the average of the two breath samples provided.
Expert Mike White, from said: 'Our breathing volume declines by up to 27 per cent a decade but studies show that people with the highest breath volume live longest.'
IRI data shows that sales of Binaca declined by 17.5% last year, while Sweet Breath volume fell by 15.3%.