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English noun: perspiration

1. perspiration (body) salty fluid secreted by sweat glands


SamplesSweat poured off his brow.


Synonymssudor, sweat


Broader (hypernym)secretion


Substance holonymH2O, water

2. perspiration (process) the process of the sweat glands of the skin secreting a salty fluid


SamplesPerspiration is a homeostatic process.


Synonymsdiaphoresis, hidrosis, sudation, sweating


Broader (hypernym)activity, bodily function, bodily process, body process


Narrower (hyponym)hyperhidrosis, hyperidrosis, polyhidrosis









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