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dew point

noun

Simple Definition of dew point

  • : the temperature at which the moisture in the air forms visible drops of water : the temperature at which dew forms

Full Definition of dew point

  1. :  the temperature at which a vapor (as water) begins or would begin to condense

Examples of dew point

  1. It's 78° outside and the dew point is 63°.



1826

First Known Use of dew point

1826


DEW POINT Defined for Kids

dew point

noun

Definition of dew point

  1. :  the temperature at which the moisture in the air begins to turn to dew




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