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Definition of Sweat
SweatSweat Sweat, n. [Cf. OE. swot, AS. sw[=a]t. See Sweat, v.
1. (Physiol.) The fluid which is excreted from the skin of an
animal; the fluid secreted by the sudoriferous glands; a
transparent, colorless, acid liquid with a peculiar odor,
containing some fatty acids and mineral matter;
perspiration. See Perspiration.
In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread.
2. The act of sweating; or the state of one who sweats;
hence, labor; toil; drudgery. --Shak.
3. Moisture issuing from any substance; as, the sweat of hay
or grain in a mow or stack. --Mortimer.
4. The sweating sickness. [Obs.] --Holinshed.
5. (Man.) A short run by a race horse in exercise.
Sweat box (Naut.), a small closet in which refractory men
Sweat glands (Anat.), sudoriferous glands. See under
Sudoriferous. SweatSweat Sweat, v. t.
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. --Chaucer.
With exercise she sweat ill humors out. --Dryden.
3. To unite by heating, after the application of soldier.
4. To get something advantageous, as money, property, or
labor from (any one), by exaction or oppression; as, to
sweat a spendthrift; to sweat laborers. [Colloq.]
To sweat coin, to remove a portion of a piece of coin, as
by shaking it with others in a bag, so that the friction
wears off a small quantity of the metal.
The only use of it [money] which is interdicted is
to put it in circulation again after having
diminished its weight by ``sweating', or otherwise,
because the quantity of metal contains is no longer
consistent with its impression. --R. Cobden.
Meaning of Sweat from wikipedia
- Perspiration, also known
, is the production
of fluids secreted
by the sweat glands
in the skin of mammals. Two types
of sweat glands
can be found...
glands, also known
glands, from Latin
', are small tubular structures
of the skin that produce...
sickness, also known
as English sweating sickness
or English sweat
or (Latin) sudor
anglicus, was a mysterious
and contagious disease
is the fluid excreted
by the sweat glands during
may also refer
(hypothesis), which proposes
- Keith Douglas Sweat
(born July 22, 1961) is an American
singer, songwriter, and an early figure
in the new jack swing musical
movement. He is known
- A sweat lodge
is a low profile
dome-shaped or oblong, and made with natural
materials. The structure
is the lodge, and the ceremony
is the third studio album
by American rapper
Nelly. It was intended
to be released
17, 2004, before being
dela**** and released
- Blood, Sweat
is a Canadian-American jazz-rock music
group. They are noted
for their combination
of br**** and rock band instrumentation. The group...
- Brooke Sweat
27, 1986) is an American professional beach volleyball
as a defender. She started
- Cold sweat
to: Cold sweat
or diap****sis, excessive sweating commonly
****ociated with shock
and other medical emergency conditions
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