Transpiratory Tran*spir"a*to*ry, a. Of or relating to transpiration. [1913 Webster]

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  • transpiratory — transpīrˈatory adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑transpire * * * transpiratory, a. rare. (trɑːnˈspaɪərətərɪ, træn ) [f. as prec. + ory2.] = prec. in H. Clarke Eng. Dict. Hence in Worcester; …   Useful english dictionary

  • transpire — transpirable, adj. transpiratory /tran spuyr euh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. /tran spuyeur /, v., transpired, transpiring. v.i. 1. to occur; happen; take place. 2. to emit or give off waste matter, watery vapor, etc., through the surface, as of the… …   Universalium

  • transpire — [c]/trænsˈpaɪə / (say trans puyuh) verb (transpired, transpiring) –verb (i) 1. to occur, happen, or take place. 2. to become apparent: *So he picked at the German s lapel, hoping to effect a closer relationship by touch, and it transpired that… …   Australian English dictionary

  • transpire —   v.i.,v.t. exhale; give off or escape as vapour; become known; happen.    ♦ transpiratory, a.    ♦ transpiration, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • transpire — v. 1 intr. (of a secret or something unknown) leak out; come to be known. 2 intr. disp. a (prec. by it as subject) turn out; prove to be the case (it transpired he knew nothing about it). b occur; happen. 3 tr. & intr. emit (vapour, sweat, etc.) …   Useful english dictionary

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