verb excrete perspiration through the pores in the skin
Per*spire" intransitive verb
to breathe through; per + spirare
. See Per-
, and Spirit
imperfect & past participle Perspired ; present participle & verbal noun Perspiring
- (Physiol.) To excrete matter through the skin; esp., to excrete fluids through the pores of the skin; to sweat.
- To be evacuated or excreted, or to exude, through the pores of the skin; as, a fluid perspires.
Per*spire" transitive verb
- To emit or evacuate through the pores of the skin; to sweat; to excrete through pores.
Firs . . . perspire a fine balsam of turpentine.
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