precipitable water


noun

the total water vapor contained in a unit vertical column of the atmosphere.

Nearby words

  1. precious stone,
  2. preciously,
  3. precipe,
  4. precipice,
  5. precipitable,
  6. precipitancy,
  7. precipitant,
  8. precipitate,
  9. precipitate labor,
  10. precipitation

Origin of precipitable water

First recorded in 1925–30

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