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 leather or wood. [1913 Webster]

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  • transude — [tran so͞od′, transyo͞od′] vt. transuded, transuding [ModL transudare < L trans , TRANS + sudare, to SWEAT] to ooze or exude through pores or interstices, as blood serum through the vessel walls …   English World dictionary

  • transude — verb (transuded; transuding) Etymology: New Latin transudare, from Latin trans + sudare to sweat more at sweat Date: 1664 intransitive verb to pass through a membrane or permeable substance ; exude transitive verb to permit passage of …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • transude — /tran soohd /, v.i., transuded, transuding. to pass or ooze through pores or interstices, as a fluid. [1655 65; < NL transudare, equiv. to L trans TRANS + sudare to SWEAT] * * * …   Universalium

  • transude — verb To pass through a pore, membrane or interstice. See Also: transudate, transudation …   Wiktionary

  • transude — In general, to ooze or to pass a liquid gradually through a membrane, more specifically, through a normal membrane, as a result of imbalanced hydrostatic and osmotic forces. [see transudate] * * * tran·sude tran(t)s (y)üd, tranz vb …   Medical dictionary

  • transude — Synonyms and related words: bleed, discharge, effuse, egest, eliminate, emit, excrete, exfiltrate, extravasate, exudate, exude, filter, filtrate, give off, leach, lixiviate, ooze, pass, percolate, reek, secrete, seep, sew, strain, sweat,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • transude — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To flow or leak out or emit something slowly: bleed, exude, leach, ooze, percolate, seep, transpire, weep. See MOVE, SOLID …   English dictionary for students

  • transude — tran·sude || træn suːd / sju v. ooze, exude …   English contemporary dictionary

  • transude — [tran sju:d, trα:n ] verb archaic (of a fluid) discharge gradually through pores in a membrane. Derivatives transudate noun transudation noun Origin C17: from Fr. transsuder, from L. trans across + L. sudare to sweat …   English new terms dictionary

  • transude — v. n. Exude, ooze, filter, percolate, strain, pass by pores …   New dictionary of synonyms

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