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comfort zone

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(Psychology) a situation or position in which a person feels secure, comfortable, or in control: encouraging people to work outside their comfort zone.
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Noun1.comfort zone - the temperature range (between 28 and 30 degrees Centigrade) at which the naked human body is able to maintain a heat balance without shivering or sweating
temperature - the somatic sensation of cold or heat
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The maximum permissible operative temperature increases dramatically from traditional still-air comfort zones. Two important notes: the permissible air speeds for cooler temperatures without local occupant control have not changed, and for a certain elevated air speed the lower limit on temperature increases as well, not just the upper limit.