perspiration Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “perspiration” in the English Dictionary

"perspiration" in British English

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perspirationnoun [U]

uk   /ˌpɜː.spərˈeɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌpɝː.spəˈreɪ-/
polite word forsweat (= a ​clearliquidpassed through the ​skin): During the ​break between ​games, she had a ​drink of ​water and ​wiped the perspiration off her ​face and ​arms with a ​towel. Beads (= ​drops) of perspiration ​glistened on his ​brow.
(Definition of perspiration from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “perspiration”
in Arabic عَرق…
in Korean 땀…
in Portuguese transpiração…
in Catalan suor…
in Japanese 汗…
in Chinese (Simplified) 汗…
in Turkish ter…
in Russian пот, испарина…
in Chinese (Traditional) 汗…
in Italian traspirazione…
in Polish pot…
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