What does the word perspiration mean?

Usage examples for perspiration

  1. So, all through the remainder of the long day, streaming and drenched with perspiration, which the cold wind dried upon him, he wrought at a grave for her with spade and pick. – The Dop Doctor by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  2. Once a step broke away and he slid back a yard before he brought up with hands buried deep in the snow and the perspiration streaming from him in his terror. – Prescott of Saskatchewan by Harold Bindloss
  3. " It is just as I thought, you are covered with perspiration," said Benassis. – The Country Doctor by Honore de Balzac