The fluid which is excreted from the skin of an animal; the fluid secreted by the sudoriferous glands; a transparent, colorless, acid liquid with a peculiar odor, containing some fatty acids and mineral matter; perspiration. See Perspiration.
A colorless transparent acidic fluid with a distinctive odor secreted by the small tubular sudoriferous (sweat) glands situated within the skin and under it in the subcutaneous tissue . The sweat glands discharge their fluid through tiny openings in the surface of the skin. See the entire definition of Sweat
A liquid secreted by the sweat glands of the skin. Sweat is mainly water but also contains electrolytes, such as sodium and potassium. The secretion of sweat onto the skin and its subsequent evaporation is the body’s principle mechanism for controlling body temperature.
The process of cooking food in a small amount of fat or liquid over low heat, when sweating, the pot or pan is most often covered while cooking. Top of glossary. Truss:— To bind meat or poultry with twine in order to "hold its shape during cooking. Top of glossary. Top of glossary.
Applied to leeks and other members of the onion family, this involves placing the prepared (chopped) veg into a lidded pan, adding some butter and heating on a low heat for 5-10 minutes. Shake to make sure it doesn't stick and don't leave it alone for too long
To cook vegetables in fat over gentle heat so they become soft but not brown, and their juices are concentrated in the cooking fat. If the pan is covered during cooking, the ingredients will keep a certain amount of their natural moisture. If the pan is not covered, the ingredients will remain relatively dry.
A very efficient means of tightening a rope or halyard whereby a half turn is taken on a cleat and then someone heaves the rope sideways and down towards the cleat where someone else quickly takes in the slack thus created.
To take up the last bit of slack on a halyard by taking a single turn round a cleat and alternately heaving on the rope above and below the cleat while keeping the tension on the tail. Also known as SWIGGING.
Sweat is one of the two albums (along with Suit) that St. Louis rapper Nelly released in 2004. Sweat seems to be the less popular album of the two, by debuting at #2 on the Billboard 200, while on the same week, the Suit album debuted at #1 on the same chart.
Sweat was an album released by the band Kool and the Gang in 1989 following a three year gap between albums. J.T. Taylor had now departed, and the band was without a lead singer for the first time since 1978.
Sweat was an Australian drama series created by John Rapsey. The show aired on ABC TV in 1996 and centred around students at an Australian school for the athletically-gifted. The show is best remembered for being Heath Ledger's first regular role on a television show.