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wind chill

or wind路chill

[ wind-chil, win- ]
/ 藞w瑟nd 藢t蕛瑟l, 藞w瑟n- /
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noun Meteorology.
the apparent temperature felt on the exposed human body owing to the combination of temperature and wind speed: Sorry, but when the wind chill is below zero, I lose all interest in skiing.
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Also called wind chill fac路tor, wind路chill fac路tor [wind-chil fak-ter, win-], /藞w瑟nd 藢t蕛瑟l 藞f忙k t蓹r, 藞w瑟n-/, chill fac路tor .

Origin of wind chill

First recorded in 1935鈥40
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 漏 Random House, Inc. 2023

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British Dictionary definitions for wind chill

wind-chill
/ (w瑟nd-) /

noun
  1. the serious chilling effect of wind and low temperature: it is measured on a scale that runs from hot to fatal to life and allows for varying combinations of air temperature and wind speed
  2. (as modifier)wind-chill factor
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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