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absolute humidity

noun

Definition of absolute humidity

  1. :  the amount of water vapor present in a unit volume of air — compare relative humidity



1867

First Known Use of absolute humidity

1867


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absolute humidity

noun

Medical Definition of absolute humidity

  1. :  the amount of water vapor present in a unit volume of air—compare relative humidity




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