chill factor


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chill factor

wind′chill fac`tor

(ˈwɪndˌtʃɪl)
n.
the apparent temperature felt on the exposed human body owing to the combination of temperature and wind speed.
[1945–50]
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The wind chill factor at Mount Washington in New Hampshire was forecast to reach -100C yesterday.
They gave us Coca Cola, McDonald's, Kentucky Fried Chicken and insipid imported lagers that can only be drunk with a chill factor below freezing to hide the taste.
THE LIVING AND THE DEAD (BBC 1, Tuesday, 9pm) THE chill factor goes up yet another notch in the second episode of writer Ashley Pharoah's supernatural thriller.
The 11-4 market leader tied up badly on the run-in and 9-2 winner Chill Factor took advantage to defy a high of 55.
However, this does not indicate that the winter is back as the chill factor will vanish soon when this system moves away.
The chill factor around the Trossachs would surely freeze-up his equipment.
It wasn't so bad the first day but by day three we were looking at -40C with the wind chill factor.
NEVER mind The X Factor, it''s The chill factor that''s starting to grip Brrr-itain.
As snowflakes were blown around the fell above Lake Windermere at the Great Tower activity centre near Newby Bridge, the temperature was estimated to have plummeted to minus five with the wind chill factor.
Strong surface winds will increase the chill factor with a maximum temperature of no more than 15C expected on both days, according to the Civil Aviation Affairs Meteorology Directorate.
CHILL FACTOR The Northumberland border covered with a blanket of snow as weather forecasters predict worse weather to come in the next few days
This statistical interpolation used to be called the "temperature humidity index," but its simpler moniker has raised its stature to match its wintery cousin: the wind chill factor.