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English definition of “sweat”

sweat

verb [I]     /swet/
B2 to pass sweat through the skin because you are hot , ill , or frightened : It was so hot when we arrived in Tripoli that we started to sweat as soon as we got off the plane . The prisoners were sweating with fear .informal I was so afraid , I was sweating like a pig (= sweating a lot).Bodily fluids and their productionUrine and urinating If something sweats, it produces drops of liquid on the outside : The walls in older houses sometimes sweat with damp .Wet weather and wetness
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