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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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He was also in early hypovolemic shock because of pleural effusion, hematidrosis, hemorrhaging from His wounds, vomiting, and diaphoresis.
On the morning of December 3, 2011, a woman aged 46 years visited a local ED with a 6-hour history of intermittent shortness of breath, diaphoresis, and chills.
Patient 2 was an 84-year-old woman with microcytic anemia who was hospitalized on June 8, 2012, because of 2 weeks of fever, diaphoresis, myalgias, progressive dyspnea, and fatigue.
I asked her to LOOK at the patient, feel for diaphoresis and ask the patient about his symptoms - of which he had none.
Dumping syndrome is characterized by increased gastric emptying time following a meal, which leads to abdominal pain, tachycardia, diaphoresis, and blood glucose instability (Buffer, Ehringhaus, & Koletzko, 2001).
Sympathetic nervous system lability, defined as the presence of two or more of these features: elevated blood pressure, blood pressure fluctuation, diaphoresis, or urinary incontinence.
Behaviourally, specific phobias manifest as the need to escape or avoid the feared object or situation, and may be expressed somatically by a heightened symptomatic response consisting of tremor, diaphoresis, tachycardia and hypertension [6].
Nausea and diaphoresis associated with severe chest pain are highly associated with acute ischemia, but elderly patients may have predominantly respiratory complaints.
Tachycardia and tachypnea are both present, as is diaphoresis.
Endocrine: rigors, diaphoresis, fever, generalized feeling of warmth
Serious complications can be local or systemic, are much less common--generally less than 3% overall--and include diaphoresis, syncope, seizure, and temporary arrhythmias.