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1. Suitable or pleasant for breathing: breathable air.
2. Permitting air to pass through: a breathable fabric.

breath′a·bil′i·ty n.


1. (Chemistry) fitness to be breathed
2. (Textiles) textiles ability to let air to pass through so that perspiration can evaporate
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