dew point(redirected from Frost point)
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n. Abbr. DP
The temperature at which air becomes saturated and produces dew.
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(Physical Geography) the temperature at which water vapour in the air becomes saturated and water droplets begin to form
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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.
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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.
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The point at which air saturated with water vapor produces condensation which forms dew.
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|Noun||1.||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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