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humidity

noun hu·mid·i·ty \hyü-ˈmi-də-tē, yü-\

: moisture in the air : the amount of moisture in the air

plural hu·mid·i·ties

Full Definition of HUMIDITY

:  a moderate degree of wetness especially of the atmosphere — compare relative humidity
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Examples of HUMIDITY

  1. the humidity of the region
  2. It's not the heat that will get you—it's the humidity.
  3. The temperature is 67 degrees with humidity at 75 percent.
  4. an area of low humidity

First Known Use of HUMIDITY

15th century

Other Climate/Meteorology Terms

monsoon, occlusion, ozone, rime, squall, zephyr
HUMIDITIES Defined for Kids

humidity

noun hu·mid·i·ty \hyü-ˈmi-də-tē, yü-\
plural hu·mid·i·ties

Definition of HUMIDITY for Kids

:  the degree of wetness especially of the atmosphere
Medical Dictionary

humidity

noun hu·mid·i·ty \hyü-ˈmid-ət-ē, yü-\
plural hu·mid·i·ties

Medical Definition of HUMIDITY

:  a moderate degree of wetness especially of the atmosphere—see absolute humidity, relative humidity

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