Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

What is the origin of "February"?

breath group

noun, Phonetics.
1.
a sequence of sounds articulated in the course of a single exhalation; an utterance or part of an utterance produced between pauses for breath.
Origin of breath group
1875-1880
1875-80
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for breath-group
Historical Examples
  • Verse must be divided into phrases, each of which can be uttered easily as one breath-group.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for breath group

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for breath

11
11
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for breath-group