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sweating

[′swed·iŋ]
(chemical engineering)
Separation of paraffin oil from low-melting petroleum wax obtained from paraffin wax in a chamber (sweater) by first cooling the mixture until it is a solid cake, then warming gradually to cause partial fusion of the mixture to allow drainage of liquid from the cake. Also known as exudation.

sweating

1. On a paint or varnish film, the development of gloss on a dull or matte finish; caused by rubbing the film.
2. The joining of metal surfaces by heating and pressing them together, usually with solder between.
3. The collecting of moisture on a surface which is below the dewpoint temperature, as a result of condensation of moisture from the air.
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Gustatory sweating itself is a unique entity characterized by profuse sweating of the face, scalp, and neck during or immediately after ingestion of food or drink.
3) Physiologically, gustatory sweating may occur in temperate climates or with the ingestion of certain substances, including spicy foods.
This is unrelated to eating or drinking, whereas diabetic gustatory sweating is a specific thermoregulatory disturbance directly related to oral intake.
We have briefly presented a rare case of gustatory sweating syndrome affecting the submandibular gland.
Gustatory sweating syndrome occurs as a reaction to any stimulus of salivation, including the aroma, sight, taste, and mastication of food.
Gustatory sweating following parotid surgery and radical neck dissection.