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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 per·spi·ra·tion /ˌpɝspəˈreʃən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Per·spi·ra·tion n.
 1. The act or process of perspiring.
 2. That which is excreted through the skin; sweat.
 Note:A man of average weight throws off through the skin during 24 hours about 18 ounces of water, 300 grains of solid matter, and 400 grains of carbonic acid gas. Ordinarily, this constant exhalation is not apparent, and the excretion is then termed insensible perspiration.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: salty fluid secreted by sweat glands; "sweat poured off his
           brow" [syn: sweat, sudor]
      2: the process of the sweat glands of the skin secreting a
         salty fluid; "perspiration is a homeostatic process" [syn:
          sweating, diaphoresis, sudation, hidrosis]