dew point


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dew point

n. Abbr. DP
The temperature at which air becomes saturated and produces dew.

dew point

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dewpoint

n
(Physical Geography) the temperature at which water vapour in the air becomes saturated and water droplets begin to form

dew′ point`


n.
the temperature to which air must be cooled, at a given pressure and water-vapor content, for it to reach saturation; temperature at which dew begins to form.
[1825–35]

dew point

The temperature at which air becomes saturated with water vapor and dew forms. The dew point varies depending on how much water vapor is in the air.

dew point

The point at which air saturated with water vapor produces condensation which forms dew.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dew point - the temperature at which the water vapor in the air becomes saturated and condensation begins
temperature - the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)
saturation point - (chemistry) the stage at which a substance will receive no more of another substance in solution or in a vapor
Translations
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References in classic literature ?
In the interval, the difference between the dew point and temperature had increased from 7.
With the addition of a dew point dependent switching feature for periods of intermittent load, incorporated into the electronic controller of every CDT dryer, initial investment costs are quickly amortised and life-time costs minimised.
The evaporator temperature is lower than the dew point which causes out dropping of steam that is circulating everywhere.
The chapter advocates keeping the dew point of indoor air below 55[degrees]F (13[degrees]C) to avoid mold growth.
It is both the vehicle that provides the low dew point air for drying of the resin and it carries the heat from the process heater to the resin.
For the conditioning of natural gas streams, Osorb has demonstrated the ability to capture heavier hydrocarbon components, thus lowering the dew point caused by those components as well as reducing the Wobbe Index, or heating value, of the stream.
Two of the simple concepts that go into the air-drying process are airflow volume and the dew point of the airflow.
The air is so dry and the dew point is so low that no matter how much the telescope cools, the optics will rarely fog up.
There had been problems with the compressed air at 3[degrees]C dew point and a major consideration on site was reduction of energy costs.
Anytime you have cold exposed surfaces inside the space, pay attention to the dew point," says Rob Bolin, senior vice president and director of the High-Performance Solutions team at Syska Hennessy Group, a consulting, engineering, technology, and construction firm.
Summary: ABU DHABI - Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC, or TAQA, which is developing Europe's largest gas storage facility in the Netherlands, has awarded a multi-million euro construction contract to develop for the delivery of the Dew Point Correction Units.