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hu·mid·i·ty

 (hyo͞o-mĭd′ĭ-tē)
n.
1. Dampness, especially of the air.
2. Relative humidity.

[Middle English humidite, from Old French, from Medieval Latin hūmiditās, from Latin hūmidus, humid; see humid.]

humidity

(hjuːˈmɪdɪtɪ)
n
1. the state of being humid; dampness
2. (General Physics) a measure of the amount of moisture in the air. See relative humidity, absolute humidity

hu•mid•i•ty

(hyuˈmɪd ɪ ti; often yu-)

n.
1. humid condition; moistness; dampness.
3. an uncomfortably high amount of relative humidity.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin]

hu·mid·i·ty

(hyo͞o-mĭd′ĭ-tē)

humidity

1. A measure of the amount of water vapor in the atmosphere.
2. The measure of the amount of water vapor in air, given as either the absolute or relative humidity.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.humidity - wetness in the atmospherehumidity - wetness in the atmosphere    
wetness - the condition of containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water); "he confirmed the wetness of the swimming trunks"
mugginess - a state of warm humidity

humidity

noun damp, moisture, dampness, wetness, moistness, sogginess, dankness, clamminess, mugginess, humidness The heat and humidity were insufferable.
Translations
رُطُوبَةٌرُطوبَه
vlhkost
fugtighed
kosteus
vlažnost
raki
湿気
습기
fuktighetluftfuktighet
ความชื้น
độ ẩm

humidity

[hjuːˈmɪdɪtɪ] Nhumedad f

humidity

[hjuːˈmɪdɪti] n [weather] → humidité f
level of humidity, humidity level → taux m d'humidité

humidity

n(Luft)feuchtigkeit f

humidity

[hjuːˈmɪdɪtɪ] numidità

humid

(ˈhjuːmid) adjective
damp. a humid climate.
huˈmidity noun

humidity

رُطُوبَةٌ vlhkost fugtighed Luftfeuchtigkeit υγρασία humedad kosteus humidité vlažnost umidità 湿気 습기 vochtigheid fuktighet zawilgocenie humidade, umidade влажность fuktighet ความชื้น nem độ ẩm 湿度

hu·mid·i·ty

n. humedad.

humidity

n humedad f
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