perspiration: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (pûr'spu-rā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. a salty, watery fluid secreted by the sweat glands of the skin, esp. when very warm as a result of strenuous exertion; sweat.
  2. the act or process of perspiring.
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