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The rise in indoor temperature raises the amount of water the air could hold, but the moisture level remains constant, lowering the relative humidity.
That’s bad news for most of the US, where relative humidity routinely drops as low as 15% on the coldest days, compared with typical indoor relative humidity of 50% to 70% in the summer.
The most likely culprit is the big drop in relative humidity—the amount of water in a given volume of air compared with the maximum it could hold at that temperature—when already-dry cold outside air enters a home and is heated.
But relative to centuries past, America is a marvel of domestic tranquility.
Parents who want to transfer custody of a child to someone other than a relative must seek permission from a judge.
While traveling this holiday season, a relative and I were pulled over by a police officer.
Of course, this is The Comeback, and so "success" is a relative word.‘The Comeback’ Finale: Give Lisa Kudrow All of the Awards|Kevin Fallon|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her son peeked out the window and told me his mother had left Havana for La Lisa to visit a dying relative.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But I suppose, as he is my nearest relative, it is but natural he should be anxious about my health.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
This had been quite genuine, for the Professor had been fond of his relative, who had always been very good to him.Uncanny Tales|Various
The relative quantity of labor embodied in each object is the basis of its value.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
It is evident that an absolute increase of any variety may be accompanied by a relative decrease.
An increase in actual number is an absolute increase; an increase in percentage only, a relative increase.