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Sweating

Sweating Meaning & Definition
Sweating Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Sweating?

[n] the process of the sweat glands of the skin secreting a salty fluid; "perspiration is a homeostatic process"
[adj] being wet with perspiration; "the perspiring runners"; "his sweating face"; "sweaty clothes"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Sweating: diaphoresis | hidrosis | perspiration | perspiring | sudation | sweaty | wet

Related Terms | Find terms related to Sweating:

See Also | activity | bodily function | bodily process | body process | hyperhidrosis | hyperidrosis | polyhidrosis

Sweating In Webster's Dictionary

\Sweat"ing\, a. & n. from {Sweat}, v. {Sweating bath}, a bath producing sensible sweat; a stove or sudatory. {Sweating house}, a house for sweating persons in sickness. {Sweating iron}, a kind of knife, or a piece of iron, used to scrape off sweat, especially from horses; a horse scraper. {Sweating room}. (a) A room for sweating persons. (b) (Dairying) A room for sweating cheese and carrying off the superfluous juices. {Sweating sickness} (Med.), a febrile epidemic disease which prevailed in some countries of Europe, but particularly in England, in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, characterized by profuse sweating. Death often occured in a few hours.

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