THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
Do you know the difference between everyday US and UK terminology? Test yourself with this quiz on words that differ across the Atlantic.
Question 1 of 7
In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby sweat glands
sweat equity, sweater, sweatercoat, sweater girl, sweat gland, sweat glands, sweathouse, sweating sickness, sweating system, sweat lodge, sweat off
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How to use sweat glands in a sentence
The temperature of the body is largely regulated by means of the activity of the sweat glands.
Frequently the nerves dilate the blood vessels of the skin, thus helping the sweat glands to secrete, by giving them more blood.
Its other heat-regulating mechanism is made up of the sweat glands.Physiology|Ernest G. Martin
Sails were of no further use, and we braced up our sweat glands for four or five days of increasing heat.In Eastern Seas|J. J. Smith
It is this function of the sweat glands which makes it necessary for us to bathe the surface of our bodies with water.The Meaning of Evolution|Samuel Christian Schmucker