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circular breathing

Syllabification: cir·cu·lar breath·ing

Definition of circular breathing in English:

noun

A technique of inhaling through the nose while blowing air through the lips from the cheeks, used to maintain constant exhalation especially by players of certain wind instruments.
Example sentences
  • He displays an impressive circular breathing technique on bass clarinet.
  • Notable live highlights were show-stopping performances from the likes of Courtney Pine, who amazed with his virtuoso display of circular breathing.
  • He was a master of the circular breathing technique and he could play flute with his nose.

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