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windchill factor

or wind chill factor, wind-chill factor

[wind-chil, win-] /ˈwɪndˌtʃɪl, ˈwɪn-/
noun, Meteorology.
the apparent temperature felt on the exposed human body owing to the combination of temperature and wind speed.
Also called chill factor, wind chill, windchill index.
Origin of windchill factor
1945-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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