Definition of 'perspiration'
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Example sentences containing 'perspiration'
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Scott-Hughes was standing up in his dinghy, clutching the lifeline, his face beaded with perspiration, his lips moving. CORMORANT (1987)Harrell got into the rear of the car, at once shutting out the heat, his face slippery with perspiration. THE LAST RAVEN (1987)
In unrelenting, agitated pain, he would wake in the night, delirious, frantic, covered in perspiration. ISAAC CAMPION (1987)
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Translations for 'perspiration'
British English: perspiration /ˌpɜːspəˈreɪʃən/ NOUN
Perspiration is the liquid that appears on your skin when you are hot or frightened.
His hands were wet with perspiration.
- American English: perspiration
- Arabic: عِرْقٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: transpiração
- Chinese: 汗水
- Croatian: znoj
- Czech: pot
- Danish: perspiration
- Dutch: transpiratie
- European Spanish: transpiración
- Finnish: hiki
- French: transpiration
- German: Schweiß
- Greek: εφίδρωση
- Italian: traspirazione
- Japanese: 汗
- Korean: 땀
- Norwegian: transpirasjon
- Polish: pot
- European Portuguese: transpiração
- Romanian: transpirație
- Russian: потение
- Spanish: transpiración
- Swedish: svett
- Thai: เหงื่อ
- Turkish: terleme
- Ukrainian: випаровування
- Vietnamese: mồ hôi
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