moisture equivalent

noun

Definition of moisture equivalent

: the water content expressed as a percentage of the dry weight that a soil can retain against a centrifugal force one thousand times the force of gravity and used as a convenient laboratory measure of soil moisture conditions

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“Moisture equivalent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/moisture%20equivalent. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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