wet-bulb depression

[ wet-buhlb di-presh-uhn ]

nounMeteorology.
  1. the difference between the dry-bulb temperature and the wet-bulb temperature, with a larger depression representing less atmospheric humidity.: Compare temperature-humidity index.

Origin of wet-bulb depression

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First recorded in 1820–30

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