Definition of break a sweat
- He started running and soon broke a sweat.
- He loaded all five boxes without breaking a sweat.
- He gave a perfect performance and didn't break a sweat.
: to separate into parts with suddenness or violence
: to cause (a bone) to separate into two or more pieces : fracture
to fracture a bone of (a bodily part)
: to excrete moisture in visible quantities through the openings of the sweat glands : perspire
: to labor or exert oneself so as to cause perspiration
: to emit or exude moisture
: hard work : drudgery
: the fluid excreted from the sweat glands of the skin : perspiration
: moisture issuing from or gathering in drops on a surface
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