Sweating

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Sweating

The act or practice of removing gold or some other precious metal from a coin. This has occurred since Roman times. When coins derive their value from the intrinsic value of the metals, sweating has been known to cause significant inflation.
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It may possibly reduce the incidence of gustatory sweating if the superficial lobe is left attached to the overlying skin.
Gustatory sweating syndrome (auriculotemporal syndrome) is a common sequela of parotid gland surgery.