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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. sweat or the process of sweating. Insensible perspiration is sweat that evaporates immediately from the skin and is therefore not visible; sensible perspiration is visible...

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perspiration

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. sweat or the process of sweating. Insensible perspiration is sweat that evaporates immediately from the skin and is therefore not visible; sensible perspiration is visible...

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perspiration

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 35 words.

n. *sweat or the process of sweating. Insensible perspiration is sweat that evaporates immediately from the skin and is

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perspiration

Colin Blakemore and Sheila Jennett.

in The Oxford Companion to the Body

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 66 words.

Evaporation of water from the skin surface, without the active secretion of sweat. This insensible perspiration is continuous and inevitable

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perspiration <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 35 words.

*sweat or the process of sweating. Insensible perspiration is sweat that evaporates immediately from the skin and is therefore

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Perspiration and inspiration

Andrew Robinson.

in Genius

February 2011; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychology; Social Psychology. 3432 words.

‘Perspiration and inspiration’ shows that gradual preparation with sudden illumination, dogged work with a eureka experience, are defining features of genius. Various psychological studies...

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perspiration

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 3 words.

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perspiration

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 3 words.

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perspiration

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 25 words.

†breathing through; †evaporation, exhalation; excretion of moisture through the pores. XVII. — F., f. perspirer — L. perspirāre (whence perspire

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perspiration

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 3 words.

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perspiration <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 37 words.

sweat or the process of sweating. insensible p. sweat that evaporates immediately from the skin and is therefore not visible.

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perspiration <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 37 words.

sweat or the process of sweating. insensible p. sweat that evaporates immediately from the skin and is therefore not visible.

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perspiration <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 37 words.

sweat or the process of sweating. insensible p. sweat that evaporates immediately from the skin and is therefore not visible.

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negative perspiration! <i>excl.</i> (<i>US</i>)

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 63 words.

no problem!

1970 oral testimony in Lighter HDAS II. 1983 S. King Christine 496: I felt a large plastic smile

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Perspiration. A Travelling Eclogue.

Edited by Ernest Hartley Coleridge.

in The Complete Poetical Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Including Poems and Versions of Poems now Published for the First Time, Vol. 1: Poems

Primary Text.

The dust flies smothering, as on clatt'ring wheel

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Inspiration, Perspiration, and Impudence in Harryette Mullen’s <i>Muse & Drudge</i>

Deborah M. Mix.

in Contemporary Women's Writing

March 2014; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 8969 words.

This article examines Harryette Mullen’s 1995 long poem Muse & Drudge through the concept of impudence, which insists on the significance of the corporeal and the power of...

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The Detection of Drugs of Abuse in Liquid Perspiration

Dennis J. Crouch, Royer F. Cook, James V. Trudeau, David C. Dove, Jerome J. Robinson, H. Lewis Webster and Alim A. Fatah.

in Journal of Analytical Toxicology

October 2001; p ublished online October 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Toxicology; Toxicology (Non-medical). 0 words.

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One per cent inspiration, ninety-nine per cent perspiration

Peter Groves.

in Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice

August 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Arbitration; Intellectual Property Law. 683 words.

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diaphoresis

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 11 words.

Sweating. A diaphoretic (sudorific) is a substance that stimulates perspiration.

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diaphoretic

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 27 words.

sudorific. XV. — late L. diaphorēticus — Gr. diaphorētikós, f. diaphórēsis perspiration, f. diaphoreîn throw off by perspiration, f.

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sweat gland <i>n.</i>

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 36 words.

An exocrine gland consisting typically of a coiled epithelial tube that secretes perspiration through a pore on to the surface

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