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humiture

[ hyoo-mi-cher, -choor or, often, yoo- ]
/ ˈhyu mɪ tʃər, -ˌtʃʊər or, often, ˈyu- /
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noun
a measure of the discomfort most people feel because of the combined effects of atmospheric temperature and humidity; variously defined as Fahrenheit temperature plus some function of vapor pressure.
(formerly) the average of the Fahrenheit temperature and the relative humidity.
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Origin of humiture

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Scientific definitions for humiture

humiture
[ hyōōmĭ-chər ]

See heat index.
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