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breathe

The property of a layer of a material that permits air and/or moisture to pass through it without damaging the layer.
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White Australia loves Freeman because she has breathed life into its moribund track program (her gold medal was the first won by the Australia in track since 1988).
ON-SONG Coventry and Warwickshire BUPA Crusaders breathed life into a mostly disappointing NBL Conference season with a fine 83-78 victory over fourth-place visitors Manchester Magic on Saturday.
Wales international Craig Davies breathed life into Oxford when he came off the bench, producing their first effort on goal with an angled shot that Nathan Abbey saved.
The series, which debuted 12 years ago, breathed life into the 1860s with richly detailed accounts from respected historians, narrated correspondence from the time and scores of photographs.
are recognized as the architectural innovators who exploded the tight, boxed-in hotel lobby and breathed life into it, creating a grand gathering place.