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sweat

sweat

 
 
pronunciation:
swet
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: sweat, sweated, sweating, sweats
definition 1: to give off a salty fluid from the skin pores to cool the body.
I was sweating in the hot lecture hall.
definition 2: to collect moisture from the surrounding air.
A cold can of soda will sweat in hot weather.
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the liquid given out from sweat glands through the pores of the skin.
After running he was covered with sweat.
definition 2: the condition of sweating.
She was so nervous, she went into a cold sweat.
definition 3: drops of moisture that form on a surface.
There was sweat on the pipes in the basement.
derivation: sweatless (adj.)
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