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absolute humidity

ab·so·lute hu·mid·i·ty
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ab-suh-loot, ab-suh-loot hyoo-mid-i-tee or, often, yoo-]
    • /ˈæb səˌlut, ˌæb səˈlut hyuˈmɪd ɪ ti or, often, yu-/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ab-suh-loot, ab-suh-loot hyoo-mid-i-tee or, often, yoo-]
    • /ˈæb səˌlut, ˌæb səˈlut hyuˈmɪd ɪ ti or, often, yu-/

Definitions of absolute humidity words

  • noun absolute humidity the humidity of the atmosphere, usually expressed as the number of grams of water contained in 1 cubic metre of air 3
  • noun absolute humidity the mass of water vapor in a specified volume of air, usually measured in grams per cubic meter 3
  • noun absolute humidity the mass of water vapor present in a unit volume of moist air. 1
  • noun absolute humidity mass ratio of water to air 1
  • noun absolute humidity (meteorology) In a system of moist air, the ratio of the mass of water vapor present to the volume occupied by the mixture, that is, the density of the water vapor component. Absolute humidity is usually expressed in grams of water vapor per cubic meter or, in engineering practice, in grains per cubic foot. Because this measure of atmospheric humidity is not conservative with respect to adiabatic expansion or compression, it is not commonly used by meteorologists. (Also called vapor concentration and vapor density). See relative humidity. 0

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Origin of absolute humidity

First appearance:

before 1865
One of the 28% newest English words
First recorded in 1865-70

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Parts of speech for Absolute humidity

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absolute humidity popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
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