Perspiration meaning

pûrspə-rāshən
The fluid, consisting of water with small amounts of urea and salts, that is excreted through the pores of the skin by the sweat glands; sweat.
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The act or process of perspiring.
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A saline fluid secreted by the sweat glands.
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The act or process of perspiring.
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The action or process of perspiring.
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The act of perspiring; sweating.
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Salty moisture given off in perspiring; sweat.
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The fluid, consisting of water with small amounts of urea and salts, that is excreted through the pores of the skin by the sweat glands; sweat.
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Perspiration is sweat.

An example of perspiration is the wetness in your arm pits after running a mile.

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Origin of perspiration

  • From French perspiration, from perspirer (“perspire"), from Latin perspirare (“to blow or breathe constantly"), from per (“through") + spirare (“to breathe, blow")

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