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perspiration in Biology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishperspirationper‧spi‧ra‧tion /ˌpɜːspəˈreɪʃən $ ˌpɜːr-/ noun [uncountable] formal 🔊 🔊 HBHliquid that appears on your skin when you are hot or nervous syn sweat, → antiperspirant 🔊 He wiped the beads of perspiration (=drops) from his brow.
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perspirationTo keep your body cool, wear cotton clothing that absorbs perspiration.a deodorant that protects against perspiration all day longThere may be perspiration with it.Beads of perspiration trickled down my back.The stewardess came down the aisle, a big-breasted young woman exuding a strong odour of perspiration.Isaac swabbed perspiration from above his haunted eyes with a rag he kept handy for cleaning the windshield.Eliza took her handkerchief out of her sleeve and pressed it lightly against her forehead to absorb the perspiration.Often the perspiration is confined to the upper part of the body.The fair white flesh was gorged with concupiscence and glistening with perspiration.His face was wet with perspiration, and there was fear on that face.