- to pass or ooze through pores or interstices, as a fluid.
Origin of transude
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Related Words for transudeseep, well, strain, swelter, escape, transpire, bleed, perspire, percolate, issue, leach, discharge, overflow, weep, dribble, drain, drop, flow, drip, filter
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Historical Examples of transude
The sun shone on his dilapidated garments and on his purple skin; it was almost black and seemed to transude blood.Over Strand and Field
- (of a fluid) to ooze or pass through interstices, pores, or small holes
Word Origin for transude
C17: from New Latin transūdāre, from Latin trans- + sūdāre to sweat
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- To pass through pores or interstices in the manner of perspiration.
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