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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.
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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
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It is this blend that will produce dew points that vary widely at the same pressure from one sample to another.
Dew points as low as -95 F can now be measured accurately in <10 min or faster.
Dew points as low as -70 [degrees]C can now be measured accurately in less than 10 minutes--faster in many cases.
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