sweat

  1. agitation resulting from active worry
  2. condensation of moisture on a cold surface
  3. use of physical or mental energy; hard work

Sweat

• (v. i.) To excrete sensible moisture from the pores of the skin; to perspire. • (v. i.) The act of sweating; or the state of one who sweats; hence, labor; toil; drudgery. • (v. i.) A short run by a race horse in exercise. • (v. i.) To emit moisture, as green plants in a heap. • (v. t.) To emit or suffer to flow from the p...
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sweat

(swet) the salty fluid, consisting largely of water, excreted by the sweat glands to cool the skin and keep the body temperature at a constant level. In an environment with a high temperature, during strenuous exertion, or in times of unusual emotional stress, the sweat output of the body may be more than several liters...
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sweat

1. To excrete sensible moisture from the pores of the skin; to perspire. ... 2. To perspire in toil; to work hard; to drudge. 'He 'd have the poets sweat.' (Waller) ... 3. To emit moisture, as green plants in a heap. ... Origin: OE. Sweten, AS. Swaetan, fr. Swat, n, sweat; akin to OFries. & OS. Swet, D. Zweet, OHG. Sweiz, G. Schweiss, Icel. Svi...
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sweat

noun condensation of moisture on a cold surface; `the cold glasses were streaked with sweat`
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Sweat

[Ciara song] `Sweat` is a song recorded by American recording artist Ciara for her self-titled fifth album Ciara (2013), originally titled One Woman Army. Featuring guest vocals from rapper 2 Chainz, `Sweat` is Ciara`s debut release under Epic Records after publicly asking to leave previous label Jive Records. The label failed to support Ci...
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SWEAT

[hypothesis] SWEAT stands for southwestern United States and East Antarctica, which theorizes that the Southwestern United States was at one time connected to East Antarctica. A hypothesis for a late Precambrian fit of western North America with the Australia-Antarctic shield region permits the extension of many features through Antarctica ...
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Sweat

[short story] Sweat is a short story by the American writer Zora Neale Hurston, first published in 1926. The story revolves around a washerwoman and her unemployed, insecure husband. Robert E. Hemenway, the Chancellor of University of Kansas and the author of a biography of Zora Neale Hurston, praised the Sweat as `a remarkable work, her be...
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Sweat

Sweat intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Sweat or Sweated (Obsolete Swat ); present participle & verbal noun Sweating .] [ Middle English sweten , Anglo-Saxon swætan , from swāt ,...
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Sweat

Sweat noun [ Confer Middle English swot , Anglo-Saxon swāt . See Sweat , intransitive verb ] 1. (Physiol.) The fluid which is excreted from the skin of an animal; the fluid secreted by the sudoriferous glands; a transparent, colorless, ...
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Sweat

Sweat transitive verb 1. To cause to excrete moisture from the skin; to cause to perspire; as, his physicians attempted to sweat him by most powerful sudorifics. 2. To emit or suffer to flow from the pores; to exude. « It made her not a drop for sweat...
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Sweat

A colorless transparent acidic fluid with a distinctive odor secreted by the small tubular sudoriferous (sweat) glands situated within the skin and under it in the subcutaneous tissue. The sweat glands discharge their fluid through tiny openings in the surface of the skin.
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Sweat

A mild liniment put on under a waterproof wrapping to "draw" swelling and infection
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Sweat

Cooking vegetables over low heat in a small amount of fat to release their moisture, flavor and to have them look translucent..
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Sweat

Sweat is slang for hard work, a difficult task.
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sweat

sweat or perspiration,fluid secreted by the sweat glands of mammalian skin and containing water, salts, and waste products of body metabolism such as urea. The dissolved solid content of sweat is only one eighth that of an equal volume of urine, the body's main vehicle of salt excretion; however, ex...
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Sweat

Sweat: A colorless transparent acidic fluid with a distinctive odor secreted by the small tubular sudoriferous (sweat) glands situated within the skin and under it in the subcutaneous tissue. The sweat glands discharge their fluid through tiny openings in the surface of the skin. Sweat contains fatty acids and mineral matter as well as a potent ant...
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sweat

the moisture excreted in visible quantities through the openings of the sweat glands. See perspiration.[4 related articles]
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Sweat

To cook vegetables in minimum fat or liquid
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Sweat

To cook vegetables, particularly onion, until the juices just run and the vegetable softens without colouring.
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Sweat

Type: Term Pronunciation: swĕt Definitions: 1. Faye, 20th-century pathologist. See: Puchtler-Sweat stains, under stain
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sweat

Type: Term Pronunciation: swet Definitions: 1. Perspiration (3), especially sensible perspiration. 2. To perspire.
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sweat

[n] - condensation of moisture on a cold surface 2. [v] - excrete perspiration through the pores in the skin
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