[ doo-point, dyoo- ]
/ ˈduˌpɔɪnt, ˈdyu- /
the number of degrees of difference between the air temperature and the dew point.
Moot Point vs. Mute PointYou may have heard coworkers or acquaintances refer to an inconsequential or irrelevant point as a moot point, or maybe you’ve heard mute point instead. Fans of the TV show Friends may have heard a third variation: moo point (because, according to Joey, a cow’s opinion doesn’t matter). But which expression is correct, and what exactly does it mean? The correct phrase is moot point. …
Also called dew-point deficit, dew-point depression.
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