humiture

[hyoo-mi-cher, -choo r or, often, yoo-]
noun
  1. 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.
  2. (formerly) the average of the Fahrenheit temperature and the relative humidity.

Origin of humiture

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humiture in Science

humiture

[hyōōmĭ-chər]
  1. See heat index.
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