HyperDic: perspiration

English > 2 senses of the word perspiration:
NOUNbodyperspiration, sweat, sudorsalty fluid secreted by sweat glands
processperspiration, sweating, diaphoresis, sudation, hidrosisthe process of the sweat glands of the skin secreting a salty fluid
perspiration > pronunciation
Soundsper.sperey'shahn
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English > perspiration: 2 senses > noun 1, body
Meaningsalty fluid secreted by sweat glands.
Synonymssweat, sudor
BroadersecretionA functionally specialized substance (especially one that is not a waste) released from a gland or cell
Substanceswater, H2Obinary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid / liquid
Spanishdiaforesis, perspiración, sudoración, sudoresis, sudor, transpiración, traspiración
Catalandiaforesi, sudació, sudoresi, suor, transpiració
Verbsperspireexcrete perspiration through the pores in the skin
English > perspiration: 2 senses > noun 2, process
MeaningThe process of the sweat glands of the skin secreting a salty fluid.
Example"perspiration is a homeostatic process"
Synonymssweating, diaphoresis, sudation, hidrosis
Narrowerhyperhidrosis, hyperidrosis, polyhidrosisexcessive and profuse perspiration
Broaderbodily process, body process, bodily function, activityAn organic process that takes place in the body
Spanishdiaforesis, hidrosis, sudación, sudoración, sudor, transpiración
Catalandiaforesi, hidrosis, sudoració, suor, transpiració
Verbsperspireexcrete perspiration through the pores in the skin

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