Perspirable
Perspirable Per*spir"a*ble, a. [Cf. F. perspirable.] 1. Capable of being perspired. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

2. Emitting perspiration; perspiring. [R.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster]


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  • perspirable — (pèr spi ra bl ) adj. Terme didactique. Qui laisse passer la perspiration. La peau est perspirable. HISTORIQUE    XVe s. •   Vents enclos sous une terre non perspirable, PARÉ IX, 2e discours.. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Voy. persp …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • perspirable — per·spir·able …   English syllables

  • perspirable — pə(r)ˈspīrəbəl adjective Etymology: French, from Middle French, from perspirer to perspire + able more at perspire 1. : capable of perspiring or being perspired …   Useful english dictionary

  • imperspirable — (in pèr spi ra bl ) adj. Terme didactique. Qui n est pas perspirable. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s. •   Imperspirable, COTGRAVE . ÉTYMOLOGIE    Im..., et perspirable …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Perspirability — Per*spir a*bil i*ty, n. The quality or state of being perspirable. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Transude — Tran*sude , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Transuded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Transuding}.] [Pref. trans + L. sudare to sweat: cf. F. transsuder.] To pass, as perspirable matter does, through the pores or interstices of textures; as, liquor may transude through… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Transuded — Transude Tran*sude , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Transuded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Transuding}.] [Pref. trans + L. sudare to sweat: cf. F. transsuder.] To pass, as perspirable matter does, through the pores or interstices of textures; as, liquor may transude …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Transuding — Transude Tran*sude , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Transuded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Transuding}.] [Pref. trans + L. sudare to sweat: cf. F. transsuder.] To pass, as perspirable matter does, through the pores or interstices of textures; as, liquor may transude …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vaporous — Va por*ous, a. [L. vaporosus: cf. vaporeux.] [1913 Webster] 1. Having the form or nature of vapor. Holland. [1913 Webster] 2. Full of vapors or exhalations. Shak. [1913 Webster] The warmer and more vaporous air of the valleys. Derham. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Perspirabel — (v. lat.), ausdünstbar; Perspirable Materie, Ausdünstungsflüssigkeiten; Perspiration, das Athmen u. Ausdünsten, s.u. Transspiration …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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