wind chill

or wind·chill

[ wind-chil, win- ]
/ ˈwɪndˌtʃɪl, ˈwɪn- /

noun Meteorology.

the apparent temperature felt on the exposed human body owing to the combination of temperature and wind speed.

Origin of wind chill

First recorded in 1945–50
Also called wind·chill factor [wind-chil, win-,] /ˈwɪndˌtʃɪl ˌfæk tər, ˈwɪn-,/ wind·chill in·dex [wind-chil in-deks, win-] /ˈwɪndˌtʃɪl ˌɪn dɛks, ˈwɪn-/, chill factor. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020