water vapour

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Historical Examples of water vapour

  • Dew-point, the temperature at which the air is saturated with the water-vapour which it contains.

  • We cannot say if, or to what extent, these clouds consist of water-vapour.

  • Every one knows that there is abundance of water-vapour in the atmosphere, but the question arises, How does it get there?

    The Story of the Hills

    H. N. Hutchinson

  • An immense amount of evaporation takes place from these mighty rivers, so that the air above them becomes laden with water-vapour.

    The Story of the Hills

    H. N. Hutchinson

  • For each degree of temperature there is a certain amount of water-vapour which can be absorbed, and no more.

    The Story of the Hills

    H. N. Hutchinson