perspiratory









perspiratory


perspiratory [per-spahy-ruh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, pur-sper-uh-] ExamplesWord Origin adjective

  1. of, relating to, or stimulating perspiration.

Origin of perspiratory First recorded in 1715–25; perspirat(ion) + -ory1 Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for perspiratory Historical Examples of perspiratory

  • The mere suggestion was perspiratory, and the traveling man mopped his face.

    The Helpers

    Francis Lynde

  • The opening of the perspiratory tube on the surface of the cuticle, namely, “the pores,” is also deserving of attention.

    A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)

    Calvin Cutter

  • British Dictionary definitions for perspiratory perspiratory adjective

    1. of, relating to, or stimulating perspiration

    Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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