Sweat vs Sudorific - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between sweat and sudorific
is that sweat
is fluid that exits the body through pores in the skin usually due to physical stress and/or high temperature for the purpose of regulating body temperature and removing certain compounds from the circulation while sudorific
is (medicine) any medicine that produces sweating.
As a verb sweat
is to emit sweat.
As an adjective sudorific is
that produces sweat.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
From (etyl) .
Fluid that exits the body through pores in the skin usually due to physical stress and/or high temperature for the purpose of regulating body temperature and removing certain compounds from the circulation.
(British, slang, military slang, especially WWI) A soldier (especially one who is old or experienced).
(historical) The sweating sickness.
* 2009 , Hilary Mantel, Wolf Hall , Fourth Estate 2010, page 131:
- When the sweat comes back this summer, 1528, people say, as they did last year, that you won't get it if you don't think about it.
Moisture issuing from any substance.
- the sweat of hay or grain in a mow or stack
A short run by a racehorse as a form of exercise.
* (fluid that exits the body through pores) perspiration
* break a sweat
* cold sweat
* no sweat
* old sweat
* sweat gland
From (etyl) . Compare Dutch zweten, German schwitzen, Danish svede.
To emit sweat.
To cause to excrete moisture from the skin; to cause to perspire.
(informal) To work hard.
- His physicians attempted to sweat him by most powerful sudorifics.
(informal) To extract money, labour, etc. from, by exaction or oppression.
- I've been sweating over my essay all day.
(informal) To worry.
(colloquial) To worry about (something).
* 2010 , Brooks Barnes, "Studios battle to save Narnia", The New York Times , 5 Dec 2010:
- to sweat''' a spendthrift; to '''sweat labourers
To emit, in the manner of sweat.
- There are few matters studio executives sweat more than maintaining their franchises.
- to sweat blood
To emit moisture.
- With exercise she sweat ill humors out.
(plumbing) To solder (a pipe joint) together.
(slang) To stress out.
- The cheese will start sweating if you don't refrigerate it.
(intransitive) To cook slowly in shallow oil without browning.
(archaic) To remove a portion of (a coin), as by shaking it with others in a bag, so that the friction wears off a small quantity of the metal.
* R. Cobden
- Stop sweatin' me!
- The only use of it [money] which is interdicted is to put it in circulation again after having diminished its weight by sweating , or otherwise, because the quantity of metal contains is no longer consistent with its impression.
* (emit sweat) perspire
* (work hard) slave, slog, work hard
* (to worry) fret, worry
* sweat like a pig
(medicine) Any medicine that produces sweating