cooled-sweat feeling

Discussion in 'French-English Vocabulary / Vocabulaire Français-Anglais' started by aijapov, May 26, 2018.

  1. aijapov New Member

    French - France
    Hello, I have to translate an extract from the book Dune by Frank HERBERT in French. But I don't understand what "cooled-sweat feeling" means, can someone help me ?
     
  2. wildan1

    wildan1 Moderando ma non troppo (French-English, CC Mod)

    Hello aijapov and welcome to the WR Forum,

    To help you accurately, we will need a full sentence and a description of the context in which this expression is said...
     
  3. aijapov New Member

    French - France
    It was a warm night at Castle Caladan, and the ancient pile of stone that had served the Atreides family as home for twenty-six generations bore that cooled-sweat feeling it acquired before a change in the weather.
    Here is the sentence.
     
  4. Laurent2018 Senior Member

    french belgium
    "sweat" probably for "condensation" ?
     

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