- ADJA breathable fabric allows air to pass through it easily, so that clothing made from it does not become too warm or uncomfortable.
English dictionary. 2008.
Look at other dictionaries:
Breathable — Breath a*ble (br[=e][th] [.a]*b l), a. Such as can be breathed. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
breathable — ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of air) fit to breathe. 2) (of clothing) admitting air to the skin and allowing sweat to evaporate … English terms dictionary
breathable — adjective Date: circa 1731 1. suitable for breathing < breathable air > 2. allowing air to pass through ; porous < a breathable synthetic fabric > • breathability noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
Breathable — This redirect page is WRONG. Breathable refers to the ability of a material to transmit water vapour. See [http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/breathable] Search wikipedia for occurrences of the word to verify my assertion.There s probably a definition … Wikipedia
breathable — breathability, breathableness, n. /bree dheuh beuhl/, adj. 1. able or fit to be breathed: filters to make the air more breathable. 2. allowing the passage of air and moisture: a breathable fabric. [1725 35; BREATHE + ABLE] * * * … Universalium
breathable — breath|a|ble [ briðəbl ] adjective 1. ) air that is breathable is clean enough or suitable for people to breathe 2. ) clothes that are breathable are comfortable because they are made of cloth that has a lot of very small holes that allow air in … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
breathable — UK [ˈbriːðəb(ə)l] / US [ˈbrɪðəb(ə)l] adjective 1) air that is breathable is clean enough or suitable for people to breathe 2) clothes that are breathable are comfortable because they are made of cloth that has a lot of very small holes that allow … English dictionary
breathable — adj. Breathable is used with these nouns: ↑fabric … Collocations dictionary
breathable — breath|a|ble [ˈbri:ðəbəl] adj clothing that is breathable allows air to pass through it easily … Dictionary of contemporary English
breathable — breath•a•ble [[t]ˈbri ðə bəl[/t]] adj. 1) cvb fit to be breathed 2) cvb allowing the passage of air and moisture; porous: breathable fabrics[/ex] • Etymology: 1725–35 breath a•bil′i•ty, n … From formal English to slang