prespiration vs perspiration : Common Errors in English

About prespiration vs perspiration

“Perspiration” is often mispronounced and even misspelled “prespiration.” The first syllable should sound like “purse.”

perspiration Meaning(s)

  • (n) salty fluid secreted by sweat glands
  • (n) the process of the sweat glands of the skin secreting a salty fluid

perspiration in News

  1. Relay in the rain: Weather moves Cancer Society event indoors

    NORMAL — Smiles, hugs and sunshine overcame tears, perspiration and rain on Friday at the Normal Community West High School track.
    on June 22, 2013 Source: The Pantagraph

  2. Ohio Veterans Home cemetery set for cleanup

    Ohio Veterans Home cemetery set for cleanup Federal grant totaling $799,000 paying for upgrades Andy Ouriel Jun 21, 2013 if (!window.OX_ads) { OX_ads = []; } OX_ads.push({ "auid" : "417989" }); document.write(' '); Sweat trickled down Chris Kaufman's body on a sweltering Thursday morning. The waves of perspiration came as he repeatedly drove a shovel into the ground, scooping out 4 feet of dirt ...
    on June 21, 2013 Source: The Sandusky Register

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