• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Sweat • a. & n. from Sweat, v.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/sweating/
(swet´ing) the excretion of moisture through the pores of the skin; see also hyperhidrosis. Called also perspiration and diaphoresis.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
Sweating in cooking is the gentle heating of vegetables in a little oil or butter, with frequent stirring and turning to ensure that any emitted liquid will evaporate. Sweating usually results in tender, sometimes translucent, pieces. Sweating is often a preliminary to further cooking in liquid; onions, in particular, are often sw...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sweating_(cooking)
Sweat'ing adjective & noun
, 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 piec...
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A process for loosening the hair or wool on a hide or skin by hanging the pieces near together in a close atmosphere, thus encouraging bacterial action. It has now become comparatively rare, being confined to out of the way places or primitive industries, and to a few special trades like that centering about Mazamet in France. (11)
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Forcing plants to break dormancy by layering them with plastic, mulch and water, then leaving them in a warm environment.
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From Sweat, 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 room for sweating persons. ... <medicine> A febrile epidemic disease ...
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Gently cooking food (usually vegetables), coated in melted fat until the juices run.
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Method of removing wool from the skins of slaughtered sheep.
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See Sweated Labour.
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Sweating is a defect in paint or varnish film whereby the oily matter from the undercoats exudes through the surface causing it to become permanently tacky. The defect is often caused by the application of a quick-drying coating over an insufficiently hard undercoat.
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Sweating was a term applied in the later decades of the 19th century to the practice of getting work done at minimum rates of pay through the medium of middle-men employers. The practice was particularly common in certain occupations such as clothing and the furniture trades. Work was given out by large firms to middle-men who accepted low prices a...
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Sweating: The act of secreting fluid from the skin by the sweat (sudoriferous) glands. These are small tubular glands situated within and under the skin (in the subcutaneous tissue). They discharge by tiny openings in the surface of the skin. The sweat is a transparent colorless acidic fluid with a peculiar odor. It contains some fatty acids and mi...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: swet′ing Synonyms: perspiration1
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