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sweat gland

  

      n   any of the coiled tubular subcutaneous glands that secrete sweat by means of a duct that opens on to the skin  
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sweat  
      n  
1    the secretion from the sweat glands, esp. when profuse and visible, as during strenuous activity, from excessive heat, etc.; perspiration  
   Related adjs       sudatory       sudorific  
2    the act or process of secreting this fluid  
3    the act of inducing the exudation of moisture  
4    drops of moisture given forth or gathered on the surface of something  
5    Informal   a state or condition of worry or eagerness (esp. in the phrase in a sweat)  
6    Slang   drudgery or hard labour  
mowing lawns is a real sweat!     
7      (Chiefly U.S.)   an exercise gallop given to a horse, esp. on the day of a race  
8    Slang     (chiefly Brit)   a soldier, esp. one who is old and experienced  
9    no sweat!   interj  
Slang   an expression suggesting that something can be done without problems or difficulty  
      vb   , sweats, sweating, sweat, sweated  
10    to secrete (sweat) through the pores of the skin, esp. profusely; perspire  
11    tr   to make wet or stain with perspiration  
12    to give forth or cause to give forth (moisture) in droplets  
a sweating cheese, the maple sweats sap     
13    intr   to collect and condense moisture on an outer surface  
a glass of beer sweating in the sun     
14    intr   (of a liquid) to pass through a porous surface in droplets  
15    (of tobacco leaves, cut and dried hay, etc.) to exude moisture and, sometimes, begin to ferment or to cause (tobacco leaves, etc.) to exude moisture  
16    tr   to heat (food, esp. vegetables) slowly in butter in a tightly closed saucepan  
17    tr   to join (pieces of metal) by pressing together and heating  
18    tr   to heat (solder) until it melts  
19    tr   to heat (a partially fused metal) to extract an easily fusible constituent  
20    to shake together (coins, esp. gold coins) so as to remove particles for illegal use  
21    Informal   to suffer anxiety, impatience, or distress  
22    Informal   to overwork or be overworked  
23    tr  
Informal   to employ at very low wages and under bad conditions  
24    tr  
Informal   to extort, esp. by torture  
to sweat information out of a captive     
25    intr  
Informal   to suffer punishment  
you'll sweat for this!     
26    sweat blood  
Informal  
a    to work very hard  
b    to be filled with anxiety or impatience,   (See also)        sweat off       sweat out  
     (Old English swætan to sweat, from swat sweat; related to Old Saxon swet, Old Norse sveiti, Old High German sweiz, Latin sudor, Sanskrit svedas)  
  sweatless      adj  


cold sweat  
      n  
Informal   a bodily reaction to fear or nervousness, characterized by chill and moist skin  
old sweat  
      n     (Brit)  
informal  
1    an old soldier; veteran  
2    a person who has a great deal of experience in some activity  
sweat gland  
      n   any of the coiled tubular subcutaneous glands that secrete sweat by means of a duct that opens on to the skin  
sweat off   , away  
      vb   tr, adv  
Informal   to get rid of (weight) by strenuous exercise or sweating  
sweat out  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to cure or lessen the effects of (a cold, respiratory infection, etc.) by sweating  
2    Informal   to endure (hardships) for a time (often in the phrase sweat it out)  
3    sweat one's guts out  
Informal   to work extremely hard  
sweat suit  
      n   a suit worn by athletes for training comprising knitted cotton trousers fitting closely at the ankle and a light cotton sweater  

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sweat

  

      n  
1    diaphoresis     (Medical)   exudation, perspiration, sudor     (Medical)  
2      (informal)   agitation, anxiety, distress, flap     (informal)   panic, strain, worry  
3      (informal)   backbreaking task, chore, drudgery, effort, labour, toil  
      vb  
4    break out in a sweat, exude moisture, glow, perspire  
5      (informal)   agonize, be on pins and needles     (informal)   be on tenterhooks, chafe, fret, lose sleep over, suffer, torture oneself, worry  
6    sweat it out        (informal)   endure, see (something) through, stay the course, stick it out     (informal)  

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sweat out, sweat off, sweat suit, no sweat!

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exp.
sweat excessively
[Slang]
exp.
be under an extreme pressure; be anxious, worried or frightened
id.
expression referring to a high amount of effort, dedication, endurance for pursuing a cause, achieving a goal
He put blood, sweat and tears in making this movie
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