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To exhale vapor from the skin or respiratory mucous membrane.
[trans- + L. spiro, to breathe]
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v. tran·spired, tran·spiring, tran·spires
To give off vapor containing waste products, as through animal or plant pores.
To give off (vapor containing waste products) through the pores of the skin or the stomata of plant tissue.
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To emit vapor through the skin or other tissues.See: perspire
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