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 7.5 to 17 degs.
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The dew point temperature and relative humidity in the time-lag1 model and the dew point temperature in the time-lag2 model were the variables found to be rejected from each model.
Some of these new by-products could react with the present water vapor and build acids, which do not always possess the same dew point as the water vapour in the gas mixture.
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.
If the dew point temperature of the air increases the chances of formation of dew inside the valves which can contribute to the erosion of their operation.
With high-glide zeotropic refrigerants, care must be taken to use bubble point to calculate subcooling, and dew point to calculate superheat.
Optimum dew point performance is ensured through a pressure-maintaining device that controls air velocity.
One study looking directly at dew point is that of Robinson (2000) for the coterminous U.S.
Recently formed Pipeline Drying International, LLC, of Houston provides air drying of pipelines, stations, LNG tanks or any vessel with its patent-pending Mobile Drying Unit (MDU8000), which produces up to 4,500 cubic feet/minute (cfm) of oil free negative dew point air.
(PHMI), both from Ohio, USA, have demonstrated the ability of Osorb media technology to be regenerated after the conditioning of natural gas streams to lower the hydrocarbon dew point.