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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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Beta blockers reduce the concentration of circulating catecholamines and metabolic rate, alleviating diaphoresis, fever, and dystonic posturing.
% Diaphoresis 15 30 Salivation 14 28 Bronchorrhoea 10 20 Vomiting 6 12 Neck muscle weakness 22 44 Fasciculations 22 44 Respiratory distress 25 50 Miosis 20 40 Seizures 1 2 Table 4.
Symptoms included fever, altered level of consciousness, changes in mental status, drooling, diaphoresis, urinary incontinence, sweating, development of tremors, lead pipe rigidity, tachycardia, and increased level of creatine phosphokinase.
He reported chills, fatigue, diaphoresis, and subjective fevers for the last week.
He initially complained of fevers, chills, and diaphoresis two days before presentation.
On admission he complained of diaphoresis and lightheadedness.
Associated symptoms included dull chest pain, diaphoresis and shortness of breath.
Within minutes of the abdominal palpation he developed nausea, vomiting, diaphoresis, and palpitations.
Four hours later, he developed retrosternal chest pain, radiating to both shoulders, rated 8/10, which persisted for about 10 minutes, with diaphoresis and nausea.
Momtaz and her associates retrospectively assessed the incidence of infusion-related reactions among 595 patients treated at their center with either dose of the agent during a 5-year period, focusing on grade 2 and 3 symptoms of flushing, chills, pruritus, rash, nausea, dyspnea, cough, bronchospasm, fever, malaise, headache, hypotension, diaphoresis, tachycardia, and pain.
Despite treatment, the hematuria worsened, and his face became pale with diaphoresis the following morning.
The results are agitation, hyperalertness, hypertension, tachycardia, diaphoresis, and elevated temperatures to 106[degrees] F.