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Sweating vs. Diaphoresis

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Sweatingnoun

The production and evaporation of a watery fluid called sweat that is excreted by the sweat glands in the skin of mammals.

Diaphoresisnoun

The formation and excretion of sweat; sweating; perspiration; and (sometimes, more particularly):

Sweatingnoun

(botany) Mucilage, especially of cocoa.

Diaphoresisnoun

Excessive sweating; excessive perspiration (more than would be expected in response to a given stimulus; especially when profuse as a symptom of disease or a side effect of a drug).

Sweatingnoun

(cooking) The gentle heating of vegetables in oil or butter.

Diaphoresisnoun

Perspiration, or an increase of perspiration.

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Sweatingadjective

Giving off sweat.

‘A sweating man stepped out of the sauna, wrapping himself in a towel.’;

Diaphoresisnoun

the process of the sweat glands of the skin secreting a salty fluid;

‘perspiration is a homeostatic process’;

Sweatingadjective

a. & n. from Sweat, v.

Sweatingnoun

the process of the sweat glands of the skin secreting a salty fluid;

‘perspiration is a homeostatic process’;

Sweatingadjective

being wet with perspiration;

‘the perspiring runners’; ‘his sweating face’; ‘sweaty clothes’;

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