Origin of humidity
Examples from the Web for humidity
Fall and early summer are the ideal times to visit, in-between the bitter winters and the humidity of the hot August nights.
The unit features three unlabeled controls, as well as a digital display of the current temperature and humidity.
Dehydration, in heat and humidity as well as dry winter weather, is a major headache trigger.Why Everything from Frigid Temperatures to Lightning Can Induce Migraines|Caitlin Dickson|January 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When Moore was little, the two would spend almost all of August at Disney World, braving the humidity and crowds.‘Escape From Tomorrow’: Making Disney’s Worst Nightmare|Marlow Stern|October 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In the mines, men toil in humidity that is almost suffocating.
First keep the air in the pressroom warm, and, if necessary, increase its humidity.From Paper-mill to Pressroom|William Bond Wheelwright
It was during the afternoon and evening that heat-stroke occurred in the main when the humidity of the air began to go up.In Mesopotamia|Martin Swayne
No, for I see not a trace of humidity around the point where the thread is at work.The Mason-bees|J. Henri Fabre
The clearest air has some haze, and, as the humidity increases, the thickness of the air increases.Meteorology|J. G. M'Pherson
The temperature and humidity relations of the cockroach (Blatta orientalis).The Biotic Associations of Cockroaches|Louis M. Roth
late 14c., from Old French humidité, from Latin humiditatem (nominative humiditas), from humidus (see humid).
The amount of water vapor in the air. Humidity is measured in two ways: (1) Absolute humidity is the percentage of water vapor actually present in the air. (2) Relative humidity is the absolute humidity divided by the amount of water that could be present in the air. Relative humidity indicates the degree of comfort or discomfort one feels from the humidity, because it indicates the amount of perspiration that can evaporate from the skin.