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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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The results showed that when the participants breathed through their noses between the time of learning and recognition, they remembered the smells better.
The changes in facial structure occurring in modern humans have a lot to do with the extent to which they breathed through their mouths as children.
"The Breathing Bridge" is explained as breath is a bridge between opposites, or even more, breathing is a connection with all living things, since we share breathed air with all living things.