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windchill

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noun wind·chill \ˈwin(d)-ˌchil\

Simple Definition of windchill

  • : the effect that wind has of making air feel colder than it actually is

  • : a temperature that shows how cold the air feels because of the wind

Full Definition of windchill

  1. :  a still-air temperature that would have the same cooling effect on exposed human skin as a given combination of temperature and wind speed —called also chill factor, windchill factor, windchill index


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windchill

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noun wind·chill \ˈwin(d)-ˌchil\

Medical Definition of windchill

  1. :  a still-air temperature that would have the same cooling effect on exposed human flesh as a given combination of temperature and wind speed—called also chill factor, windchill factor, windchill index




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