1. breath, breather, breathing place, breathing space, breathing spell, breathing time, respite, rest, relief, rest period

usage: a short respite

2. snorkel, schnorkel, schnorchel, snorkel breather, breather, air passage, air duct, airway

usage: air passage provided by a retractable device containing intake and exhaust pipes; permits a submarine to stay submerged for extended periods of time

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