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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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Unbreathable air, undrinkable water and inedible food are others.
The downside for immediate neighbours is unbreathable air but, hey, that's O.
In a matter of minutes the heat became unbearable and the air was unbreathable due to the fumes from the motor," police said in a statement.
We are seeing the beginnings of this in Asian cities where the air has become unbreathable because of pollution from coal-burning power plants.
We're always the ones who are the victims: There are those who were breaking windows, and police make the air on this street unbreathable for us.
Obviously the atmosphere is almost unbreathable and equally obviously, evolution sped up to create the challenges for Smith Junior.
Every morning and late evening our apartments are full of a sewage aroma -- rendering the air unbreathable," said a tenant of building 109 in the Cotemporary area, who did not want to be named.
When all the trees are cut, when all animals are hunted, when all waters are polluted and when the air has become unbreathable, then you will understand that money is something that you cannot eat," he said, quoting an Indian saying.