exudate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v exudate release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities "exude sweat through the pores"
    • n exudate a substance that oozes out from plant pores
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Hippopotamuses actually sweat blood. Their skin contains a great amount of an oily substance that exudes from the pores, and when the beast perspires a little blood gets mixed in.
    • n Exudate A product of exudation; an exuded substance.
    • v. t. & i Exudate To exude.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: When a hippopotamus exerts itself, gets angry, or stays out of the water for too long, it exudes red sweatlike mucus through its skin.
    • exudate To exude; ooze out.
    • n exudate An exudation.
    • exudate In botany, to yield an exudate.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Exude

Usage

In literature:

A few species exude a colored or watery juice when bruised.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard
He seemed to exude happiness.
"Secret Memoirs: The Story of Louise, Crown Princess" by Henry W. Fischer
He stood for a moment beside Andrea, and Andrea regarded him with that absurd devotion he exuded for The Prisoner.
"The Prisoner" by Alice Brown
A toad can exude a most nauseous fluid.
"The Meaning of Evolution" by Samuel Christian Schmucker
About the tenth day of the eruption this yellowish matter exudes, forming the scar or scab which later dries up and falls off.
"Rural Hygiene" by Henry N. Ogden
His head seemed to exude millions of moist beads.
"Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective" by Ellis Parker Butler
Ehrlich first discovered it in a case of haemorrhagic small-pox; it is frequently found in fresh exudations.
"Histology of the Blood" by Paul Ehrlich
I know now it was the exuding volatile gas of this disintegrating drug.
"Astounding Stories, March, 1931" by Various
It may be apparently harmless for a long time, but will eventually induce keratitis with inflammatory exudations.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
This marked my need for a woman, I did not know what the exudation was, it made me in a funk at first.
"My Secret Life, Volumes I. to III." by Anonymous
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In poetry:

The fragrant perfume of the flowers,
Exuding in the summer hours,
E'en as the altar's incense rare
Disseminated through the air,
May never reach the azure skies,
Yet can the earth aromatize.
"The Fragrant Perfume Of The Flowers." by Alfred Castner King
IN tombs of gold and lapis lazuli
Bodies of holy men and women exude
Miraculous oil, odour of violet.
But under heavy loads of trampled clay
Lie bodies of the vampires full of blood;
Their shrouds are bloody and their lips are wet.
"Oil And Blood" by William Butler Yeats
OTHERS may praise what they like;
But I, from the banks of the running Missouri, praise nothing, in
art, or aught else,
Till it has well inhaled the atmosphere of this river—also the
western prairie-scent,
And fully exudes it again.
"Other May Praise What They Like" by Walt Whitman
My coat was pressed, "just like a swell's; the breeches that I wore
Had creases in them fore and aft like new ones from the store.
I smelt like some old motor-car, exuding kerosene;
I noted, too, the furtive glance of anxious Josephine.
"Josephine" by John O Brien

In news:

To sufficiently handle threats in all their forms — drunk dummies and actual dangers — a bouncer must exude an aura that's equal parts authority and ass-kicker.
"Our success," says Ian, "is all about that lifestyle and attitude we want to exude.".
The 47-year-old exuded confidence in his ability to turn around the struggling CU program, referencing the fact that he's done it before.
The 47-year-old exuded confidence in his ability to turn around the struggling CU program referencing the fact that he's done it before at San Jose State.
ZocDoc's Cyrus Massoumi: 'I Was Not Exuding Huge Amounts of Confidence'.
Dr Koplewicz recommends that parents exude calm themselves and to keep an eye out for behavioral red flags in their children.
Keyshia has created a brand that stands out amongst the rest and with a strong following and uplifting message, KA'OIR Cosmetics has quickly become a bold and creative line that exudes confidence with innovative shades.
AC/DC's music exudes raw rock and roll at its finest.
2013 Buick Enclave exudes crossover style.
But when done right, red is a classic color that exudes fierce confidence and glamour.
To his supporters, Mitt Romney exudes cool fire.
Before Angelina Jolie dominated the actress A-list, she didn't always exude Hollywood glamour.
Although Martha Natiuk, 67, has been playing the organ for 50 years, she still exudes enthusiasm about the instrument.
The Hideout Theatre exudes a mass of improvised Lovecraft.
From the runway to your favorite magazines, Chanel exudes high fashion and style.
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